2010 Recipient: David Tucker

David Tucker New River Corn Maze & Dark Mountain Choose & Cut Grant Award: $6,000 David is converting five acres of hay land into a corn maze and one acre into a pick-your-own pumpkin and ornamental gourds patch. He is … View >>

2006 Recipient: Amy Ager

  Agri-Tourism Amy and Jamie Ager, owners of Spring House Meats, are using the WNC Ag Options grant to diversify their farm by adding a corn maze for agri-tourism and offering educational programming to local youth and student groups in … View >>

2004 Farm: June Hawkins

  J. Hawkins is a full time farmer who has grown tobacco since 1967. The farm is transitioning from tobacco income to an agritourism business with a corn maze, pick your own Pumpkin Patch, choose and cut Christmas tree farm … View >>

2004 Farm: Taylor Mackey

  Taylor Mackey was looking to increase his time frame for events on his farm. He already operates a successful corn maze. By building a shelter on his property and making that available for rent, his operation has more to … View >>

2004 Farm: Waightstill Avery

  W. Avery owns a large Christmas tree farm that offers choose and cut from November to January. With the help of their local extension agent, W. Avery’s family will create a 3-4 acre corn maze marketed at new and … View >>