Category:  About the Project

 

2018 List of Grant Recipients

  County Award Farm Project Name Avery $3,000 Hall’s Hill Farm Greenhouse Expansion/Extension Avery $3,000 Haw Mtn. Nursery Growing Fraser Firs in Outdoor Beds with Additional Light Avery $6,000 Daintrey Trees, Inc. AVB Greenhouse Project Buncombe $6,000 Franny’s Farm Chicken Processing Barn with Brooder Room Buncombe $6,000 Ruby Brown Farm Pastured Raised Beef Buncombe $6,000 […]

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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 Fund Commission is the exclusive financial supporter of WNC AgOptions, which aims to build sustainable […]

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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) Jackson (1) :: Macon (1) :: Madison (5) :: McDowell (4) :: Mitchell (2) :: […]

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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) :: Mitchell (1) :: Polk (1) :: Rutherford (2) :: Swain (1) :: Transylvania (2) […]

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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 […]

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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 well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers. Read the news release! Mission of WNC […]

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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 businesses as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers.   Select a Topic to […]

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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  JB Farms Aquaponics Greenhouses Caldwell $6,000.00  Living Roots Farm Packing  Facility Cherokee $3,000.00   Cordell […]

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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 as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers. Read the news release! Mission of […]

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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 as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers.   Topic/County Award Farm Recipient(s) Project […]

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