2015_counties_in_ncIn February 2017 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 35 farm businesses grants totaling $201,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion.

Three of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 32 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers.

Read the news release!

Mission of WNC AgOptions: Building sustainable farming communities in our mountain region by providing resources directly to farmers who are diversifying or expanding their operations.

The ultimate goal of WNC AgOptions is to protect mountain farmland by assisting the longevity of farm enterprises.

Click here to see a list of the 2017 recipients.

Click to view 2017 recipients by TOPIC or COUNTY

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