2005 Program Background

Background on the 2005 Program The Buncombe County Center of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension initiated an effort in the summer of 2003 to obtain a grant from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission to help stabilize and expand … Read More

2005 Program

30 farmers were selected from 11 counties in western North Carolina to receive $2,500 grants. The grants provided partial coverage for expenses associated with their individual agricultural projects and enterprises. View the results by county or by topic. …More on … Read More

2005 Topics

The NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission in partnership with the NC Cooperative Extension of the West District has created a program to support alternative agricultural enterprises that will help stabilize and expand agricultural income and support farmland preservation. The NC … Read More

2005 Topic: Crop

Farms Transitioning into New Crops — Select Crop —Berries & GrapesBoxwoods & Native PlantsFruit & VegetablesFlowers, Herbs & WreathsHeirloom TomatoesLivestockTree FarmsTrout Farms to Top of Page Berries & Grapes Colby Calhoun : Strawberry production More >> The Dillingham’s : Wine … Read More

2005 Topic: Tourism

Buildings, Systems & Agri-Tourism — Select Category —Agri-TourismBuildings & MachineryPick Your Own to Top of Page Agri-Tourism   The Austin Family : Converting tobacco barn into a petting zoo More >> Michael Garland : Rental camping cabins More >> Stevie … Read More