Category:  2012 Program

 

2012 Program

In January 2012 the WNC Agricultural Options Program awarded three community groups and 23 farmers grants totaling $150,000 to assist them in farm diversification and joint marketing, processing and distribution efforts. Four of the farm businesses received $3,000 grants and 19 received $6,000. Community groups each received $8,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm […]

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2012 Counties

Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (1)   ::    Buncombe (4)   ::    Cherokee (1)   ::    Cherokee Reservation (1)   ::  Clay (1)   ::    Graham (1) Haywood (1)   ::    Henderson (1)   ::    Jackson (2)   ::    Macon (1)   ::    Madison (2)   ::    McDowell (4)Mitchell (1) :: Polk (1)   ::    Swain (1)   ::    Transylvania (1)   ::    Watauga (1)   ::    Yancey (1)

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2012 Program Background

2012 WNC AgOptions grantees build region’s diverse agriculture system Recipients trying new production techniques, reaching consumers directly, and preserving multi-generational farms.   County Award Farm/Group Project Name Avery $6,000 BRG Angus Enhanced Cattle Production Buncombe $6,000 Full Sun Farm Mixed Nut Orchard Buncombe $6,000 Wildwood Herbal Aquaponics Production Buncombe $6,000 Hominy Valley Farms- Land and […]

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2012 Topics

In January 2012 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded three community groups and 23 farmers grants totaling $150,000 to assist them in farm diversification and joint marketing and distribution efforts. Three of the farm businesses received $3,000 grants and 19 received $6,000. Community groups each received $8,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses […]

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