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 >>

List of 2015 WNC AgOptions Recipients

County Award Farm Project Name Avery Grant Award: $6,000 Sh-Nanny-Gans Targeted and Rotational Grazing Avery Grant Award: $3,000 Wards Farm Cattle Handling System Buncombe Grant Award: $6,000 Holt Livestock Breeding and Feeding Facility for Show Pig Production Buncombe Grant Award: … View >>

2015 Recipients

In February 2015 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 31 farm businesses grants totaling $168,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion.… View >>

2015 Counties

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

2015 Program

  In February 2015 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 31 farm businesses grants totaling $168,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion. Six of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 25 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of … View >>

2015 Topics

  County — Award; Farm; Recipient(s); Project Name Agritourism Yancey — Grant Award: $6,000; The Mushroom Hut at Fox Farm; Alan and Susan Fox; Growing On-Farm Agritourism and Sales — GO >> Bees McDowell — Grant Award: $6,000; Mikell’s Farm; … View >>

2014 Counties

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

2014 Program Background

2014 WNC Agricultural Options Recipients County — Award; Farm; Project Name Avery — Grant Award: $6,000; South Valley Nursery; Greenhouse for Micropropagated Plants — GO >> Buncombe — Grant Award: $6,000; Shady Place Farms; Structure to House Value-added Freezer Beef … View >>

2014 Program

  In February 2014 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 29 farm businesses grants totaling $153,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion. Seven of the farm businesses received $3,000 and 22 received $6,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of … View >>

2014 Topics

  County — Award; Farm; Recipient(s); Project Name Agritourism Madison — Grant Award: $6,000; East Fork Farm; Stephen & Dawn Robertson; Gristmill — GO >> Henderson — Grant Award: $6,000; North River Farms; Ronnie Davis; Sorghum Molasses and Agritourism — … View >>

2014 Recipients

In February 2014 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 29 farm businesses grants totaling $153,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion.… View >>

2013 Program

  Click here to see a list of the 2013 recipients 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 … View >>

2013 Recipients

In January 2013 the WNC Agricultural Options Program awarded 28 farmer businesses grants totaling $148,500 to assist in farm diversification and expansion.… View >>