2016 Dinner

The Year-End Dinner was held on September 29th, 2016 at the Orchard at Altapass – a 2016 grant recipient. Forty three people were in attendance, including representation from 14 of the 33 projects, members of Cooperative Extension, WNC Communities and … View >>

2015 Dinner

  The annual dinner was hosted by 2014 WNC AgOptions past grantee Jason Davis of North River Farms in Henderson County.  This year’s grant recipients, along with NC Cooperative Extension Agents, representatives from WNC AgOptions, A.S.A.P. and WNC Communities and the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission dined … View >>

2014 Dinner

The dinner was hosted by 2014 WNC AgOptions recipients Dawn and Stephen Robertson of East Fork Farm in Madison County.  This year’s grant recipients, along with NC Cooperative Extension Agents, representatives from WNC AgOptions, A.S.A.P. and WNC Communities, dined on a meal … View >>

2013 Year-End Dinner

  The dinner was hosted by 2013 WNC AgOptions recipient Addison Farms Vineyard at the farm’s new winery. Pizza Love baked pizzas with ingredients from local farms, including sausage from Calee’s Coops. Other food at the dinner included: salad greens from Walnut Cove Farms, cheese … View >>

2012 Year-End Dinner

The 2012 dinner was hosted by community group recipient Jackson County Farmers Market at the newly renovated Community Table. Ingredients from recipients’ projects included English Farmstead and High Mountain Meadow Farms cheese, Hominy Valley Farms beef, Mt. Mitchell Produce salad greens, and Axios Apiary honey. Bill Teague, Chairman of … View >>

Year-End Dinners

At the end of each grant cycle, WNC AgOptions recipients gather to hear stories from the year, share products from their projects and enjoy a dinner made almost solely from their farms’ produce. The magical evenings receive rave reviews from … View >>

Events

Current Events for the Agricultural Community Check your NC Cooperative Extension Center for local agricultural meetings and events. Cooperative Extension Agents are available to answer questions about the next WNC AgOptions award cycle. Other Links to Agricultural Events WNC Vegetable … View >>