SustainABLE appalachia, co.

Waterfalls And River Landscape

Rooted, ​Connected ​Communities

When I think about what Sustainable Appalachia means to ​me, I think about healthy, happy mountain communities. ​Communities who are rooted in and empowered by their ​Appalachian heritage. Connected through modern ​amenities and technologies. Working together in harmony ​with the mountains we call home, rather than against them.

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Get to Know Our Team

Sara Posey Davis

Lead Consultant, ​Associate Broker

B.S. Environmental Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Real Estate, Associate Broker (NC, GA)

I am a 5th generation resident of Western North Carolina, descended from Scotch-Irish ​immigrants who settled in Southern Appalachia. I come from a long line of entrepreneurs. ​My passion is the Appalachian Mountains; it’s water, plants, animals, fungi, and people.

Who We Can Help


Small Town Hall

Local Government


Foresters with Rangefinder in Forest Care

Conservation Non-Profits


Vermont Homestead

Private Landowners

What We Can Do for You

Local Government

  • Conservation + Outdoor Economy

  • Grant Writing (Capacity or Training)

  • Land-use Planning

  • GIS Mapping (Capacity or Database ​Management)

Conservation Non-Profits

  • Increase Conservation Capacity

  • Baseline Documentation Reports

  • Grant Writing (Capacity or Training)

  • Trail Layout and Planning

  • GIS Mapping (Capacity or Database ​Management)

Private Landowners

  • Residential & Commercial Sales

  • Land Management Best Practices

  • Natural Resource Inventory

  • Sustainable Development Planning

  • New Home Placement

  • Road Construction Best Practices

We'd love to work with you. Call us today.

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(828) 360-1173