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2019 Grant Cycle Now Open

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 grant cycle. Click HERE for more information.

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2019 Grant Informational Sessions

You are invited and encouraged to attend an informational meeting about the WNC AgOptions grant program for growers and producers in 2019. Representatives from the WNC AgOptions program will be present to discuss the program, go over the 2019 application time line and answer questions.   CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON OCT 19 SESSION in SHELBY (CLEVELAND COUNTY)

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2018 Grantee Mikell’s Farm Honey products at Biltmore Estate

Honey products from 2018 AgOptions grant recipient can now be found at the gift shops for the Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway. (read more)

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WNC AgOptions announces 2018 awardees

Grants for mountain farm diversification awarded Diversifying farmers in western North Carolina are receiving support to offset the risk of expanding and trying new ventures. WNC Agricultural Options awarded 43 farm businesses a total of $229,000 in $3,000, $4000 and $6,000 grants on Thursday at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills […]

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2015 Grantee Mikell’s Farm Wins International Black Jar Honey Tasting Contest

For the second time, 2015 Grant Recipient Mikell’s Farm Honey has won the Annual International Black Jar Honey Contest for best SOURWOOD honey. Sourwood is the prized and well-known honey of the southern Appalachian mountains. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

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