2017 List of Grant Recipients

2017 WNC AgOptions Awardees


County Award Farm Project Name
Avery $6,000 Trosly Farm High Tunnel Season Extension GO>>
Buncombe $6,000 The Culinary Gardener BSC Tractor and Implements Upgrade GO>>
Buncombe $6,000 S.D. Morgan Farms Brewer’s Grain: It’s More Than Just Beer GO>>
Buncombe $6,000 Flying Cloud Farm Mobile Sorghum Operation GO>>
Buncombe $3,000 Cloud 9 Farm Small Fruit Irrigation and Raspberry Diversification GO>>
Buncombe $6,000 Franny’s Farm Rotational Grazing System for Sheep and Lamb Production Expansion GO>>
Caldwell $6,000 JB Farms Aquaponic Greenhouses GO>>
Caldwell $3,000 Bee Kind Family Farm Apiary Expansion GO>>
Cherokee $6,000 Two Crows Farm Agritourism and Retail Expansion GO>>
Cherokee $6,000 Henry’s Farm Smokey Mountain Orchard GO>>
Cherokee $6,000 Postell Hollow Farm Complete Sheep Working/Handling Facility GO>>
Clay $6,000 LeatherNeck Farms Irrigation Expansion GO>>
Cleveland $6,000 Big John’s Hydro Farm Back-up Electricity and Mini-Fogger GO>>
Cleveland $6,000 Flag Branch Farm Adding Value to Goat’s Milk GO>>
Graham $6,000 Wehrloom Honey Mead Expansion GO>>
Haywood $6,000 Dennis Francis Farm Seed Drill for Hay and Pasture Regeneration GO>>
Henderson $6,000 Fields of Gold Goat Milk Dairy Equipment for Gelato GO>>
Henderson $6,000 Holt Orchards Retail Cooling Shed GO>>
Madison $3,000 Doubletree Farm Sorghum Syrup Expansion Project GO>>
Madison $6,000 Dry Ridge Farm Beef Expansion GO>>
Madison $6,000 Paper Crane Farm Crop Diversification: Cut Flowers GO>>
Madison $6,000 Homemade in Marshall LLC Dairy Parlor Upgrade GO>>
Madison $6,000 Zimmerman’s Berry Farm Wood Fired Value Added Processing GO>>
McDowell $6,000 Keeper’s Cut Meadery Meadery and Winery GO>>
Mitchell $6,000 Mountain Hollow Mushroom Operation GO>>
Polk $6,000 Bradley Farms Pastured Pig Feeding System GO>>
Rutherford $6,000 Corbin Family Farm Honey House GO>>
Rutherford $6,000 Pangaea Plants Medicinal Herb Processing Equipment GO>>
Swain $6,000 Breedlove Family Farms Goat Handling Equipment GO>>
Transylvania $6,000 Sospiro Ranch Goat Kidding and Handling Barn GO>>
Transylvania $6,000 Clem’s Organic Gardens Top-Lift Carrot/Beet Harvester GO>>
Watauga $6,000 Miller’s Choose and Cut Farm Expansion GO>>
Watauga $6,000 The Lily Patch Farm Organic Production of Pawpaws GO>>
Yancey $6,000 Austin Family Dairy Farm Waste Management/Manure Spreader GO>>
Yancey $6,000 Green Mountain Farms Mechanization to Reduce Labor and Increase Safety GO>>