2019 Program

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. Click here to see a list of the 2019 recipients. The ultimate goal of WNC … Read More

2019 Topics

County Award Farm Project Name Topic Avery $6,000 Skye2Farm LLC Skye Lavender Farm Venue Agritourism Burke $6,000 “Pick Dee’s Berries” at Skydance Farm “Park and Potty” Agritourism Infrastructure for “You-Pick” Berry Farm Agritourism Madison $6,000 Mountain Harvest Organics Pizza Farm … Read More

2019 List of Grant Recipients

County Award Farm Project Name Topic Avery $6,000 Tucker Hollow Farms Bedding and Propagation Greenhouse Greenhouse Avery $6,000 Skye2Farm LLC Skye Lavender Farm Venue Agritourism Buncombe $6,000 Addison Farms Vineyard Crush, Cold Storage and Drying Facility Building Buncombe $6,000 Gaining … Read More

2019 County: Madison

Contact the Local Extension Agent   ​ Dry Ridge Farm Laying Hen Expansion ​ Jenkins Angus Farm AI Cattle Working System Highgate Farm Post Harvest Cure and Storage Shed Mountain Harvest Organics Pizza Farm Carolina Flowers Dahlia Crop Expansion  

2019 County: Henderson

Holt Orchards Building Enclosure for Apple Packing Line McConnell Farms Custom Labeling Project Bee-utiful Farm and Garden Honey House Contact the Local Extension Agent  

2019 County: Haywood

  Contact the Local Extension Agent   Two Trees Farm Outdoor Kitchen and Classroom Space Rice Family Farms Bulldog Wrangler Portable Corral  

2019 County: Cleveland

Contact the Local Extension Agent   Dollar Down Farm Growing Under Sliding Thunder Hudson Poultry Farm Grain Storage for Expanded Marketing  

2019 County: Caldwell

  Contact the Local Extension Agent   Blue Ridge Apiaries Session Mead Production High Country Herbs Farm Mechanization   Save Save

2019 County: EBCI

Dugan Farms  Mechanical Cultivation for Sustainable Weed Management Long Family Farms and Gallery Mushroom and Medicinal Extracts and Oils Contact the Local Extension Agent  

2019 County: Burke

Contact the Local Extension Agent ​ “Pick Dee’s Berries” at Skydance Farm Agritourism Infrastructure  

2019 County: Transylvania

  The Farm at Gwynn Valley Produce Packing Shed Clem’s Organic Gardens Machinery for Storage Vegetable Production Pitch Pine Farm Root Vegetable Harvesting Equipment Contact the Local Extension Agent