2019 Topics

County Award Farm Project Name Topic Avery $6,000 Skye2Farm LLC Skye Lavender Farm Venue Agritourism Burke $6,000 “Pick Dee’s Berries” at Skydance Farm “Park and Potty” Agritourism Infrastructure for “You-Pick” Berry Farm Agritourism Madison $6,000 Mountain Harvest Organics Pizza Farm … View >>

2019 List of Grant Recipients

County Award Farm Project Name Topic Avery $6,000 Tucker Hollow Farms Bedding and Propagation Greenhouse Greenhouse Avery $6,000 Skye2Farm LLC Skye Lavender Farm Venue Agritourism Buncombe $6,000 Addison Farms Vineyard Crush, Cold Storage and Drying Facility Building Buncombe $6,000 Gaining … View >>

2019 Counties

  Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (2) :: Buncombe (4) :: Burke (1) :: Caldwell (2) :: Cherokee (1) Cleveland (2) :: EBCI (2) :: Haywood (2) :: Henderson (3) Macon (1) :: Madison (5) … View >>

2019 Program

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. Click here to see a list of the 2019 recipients. The ultimate goal of WNC … View >>

2018 Topics

    In February 2018 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 43 farmers grants totaling $229,000 to assist them in diversifying their farms. Nine of the farm businesses received $3,000, one received $4,000, and 33 received $6,000. Projects increase the … View >>

2018 List of Grant Recipients

  County Award Farm Project Name Avery $3,000 Hall’s Hill Farm Greenhouse Expansion/Extension  GO>> Avery $3,000 Haw Mtn. Nursery Growing Fraser Firs in Outdoor Beds with Additional Light  GO>> Avery $6,000 Daintrey Trees AVB Greenhouse Project  GO>> Buncombe $6,000 Franny’s … View >>

2018 Program

In February 2018 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 43 farm businesses grants totaling $229,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion. Nine of the farm business received $3,000, one received $4,000 and 33 received $6,000. The N.C. Tobacco Trust … View >>

2018 Counties

  Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (3) :: Buncombe (4) :: Burke (1) :: Caldwell (1) :: Cherokee (2) :: Clay (1) Cleveland (2) :: EBCI (1) :: Graham (2) :: Haywood (3) :: Henderson (1) … View >>

2017 Counties

    Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (1) :: Buncombe (5) :: Caldwell (2) :: Cherokee (3) Clay (1) :: Cleveland (2) :: Graham (1) Haywood (1) :: Henderson (2) :: Madison (5) McDowell (1) … View >>

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 … View >>

2017 Program

In 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 … View >>

2017 Topics

  In February 2017 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 35 farmers grants totaling $201,000 to assist them in diversifying their farms. Three of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 32 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm … View >>

List of 2016 WNC AgOptions Recipients

County Award Farm Project Name Avery $6,000.00  Gragg Farms BRG Angus Local Grown Meat Production Buncombe $6,000.00  Morgan Branch Red Angus Commodity By-Product Mixer Buncombe $3,000.00  Patchwork Urban Farms LLC Cold Storage Establishment Buncombe $6,000.00  Rayburn Farm Herb Expansion Caldwell $6,000.00 … View >>

2016 Program

In February 2016 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 33 farm businesses grants totaling $177,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion. Seven of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 26 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses … View >>

2016 Topics

In February 2016 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 33 farmers grants totaling $177,000 to assist them in diversifying their farms. Seven of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 26 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses … View >>

2016 Counties

   Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (1) :: Buncombe (3) :: Caldwell (2) :: Cherokee (1) Clay (1) :: Cleveland (1) :: EBCI (1) :: Graham (1) Haywood (1) :: Henderson (1) :: Macon (2) … View >>