List of 2016 WNC AgOptions Recipients

County Award Farm Project Name
Avery $6,000.00  Gragg Farms BRG Angus Local Grown Meat Production
Buncombe $6,000.00  Morgan Branch Red Angus Commodity By-Product Mixer
Buncombe $3,000.00  Patchwork Urban Farms LLC Cold Storage Establishment
Buncombe $6,000.00  Rayburn Farm Herb Expansion
Caldwell $6,000.00  JB Farms Aquaponics Greenhouses
Caldwell $6,000.00  Living Roots Farm Packing  Facility
Cherokee $3,000.00   Cordell Farms Sheep/Goat Turn Table Corral System
Clay $6,000.00  Brothers on Farms Lamb Production Expansion
Cleveland $6,000.00  Circle C Farms  Improved Sweet Potato Operation
EBCI $6,000.00  Smoky Mountain Trout Farm Solar Energy for Healthy Food
Graham $3,000.00  Sassafras Springs Farm Goat Milk Soap
Haywood $6,000.00  Chestnut Hill Farm Grass Forages and Wildlife Preservation
Henderson $3,000.00  Edmundson Produce Farm Growing Healthy Diease-Free Plants
Macon $3,000.00  Blue Ribbon Farms Sorghum Syrup Production
Macon $6,000.00  Carringer Farms Bee Operation
Madison $6,000.00  Just Ripe Farm Soil Improvement and Root Crop Production
McDowell $6,000.00  Sweet Betsy Farm Season Extension Project
Mitchell $6,000.00  Altapass Orchard Serving the Good Stuff Lunch Wagon
Mitchell $6,000.00  Buck’s Tree Farm Alternative Fraser Fir Transplant Production Method
Polk $6,000.00  T K Family Farm High-Density Trellised Apple Orchard
Rutherford $6,000.00  Pangaea Plants, LLC Medicinal Herb Processing
Swain $3,000.00  Linda Davis Goat Soap-Making Work Shop
Transylvania $6,000.00  Pitch Pine Farm Mechanical Cultivation
Transylvania $6,000.00  Cosmo Farm Poultry Processing Building
Transylvania $6,000.00  Sospiro Ranch Meat Rabbit FDA Processing Facility
Watauga $6,000.00  Against the Grain Sorghum Molasses and Mushrooms
Watauga $6,000.00  Greene Family Tree Farm Diversification of the Greene Family Farm: “The Four Seasons of Harvesting”
Watauga $6,000.00  High Country Ginseng Securing Storage and Completing Processing Facility
Watauga $3,000.00  Lively Up Farm Mushroom Production
Watauga $6,000.00  Todd Combs, Incorporated Green Dragon Ginseng Farm
Yancey $6,000.00   Blooming Branch Farm Bulk Substrate Stean Pasteurizer Project
Yancey $6,000.00   Edwards Farm Grass-Fed Cattle
Yancey $6,000.00  Exotic Natives Nursery Expanding Markets, Increasing Manageability and Increasing Sales of Native Azaleas in WNC