2019 Topics

In February 2019 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 39 farm businesses grants totaling $216,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion. Six of the farm businesses received $3,000, and 33 received $6,000. The N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission is … View >>

2019 Counties

  Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (2)  ::  Buncombe (4)  ::  Burke (1)  ::  Caldwell (2)  ::  Cherokee (1) Cleveland (2)  ::  EBCI (2)  ::  Haywood (2)  ::  Henderson (3) Macon (1)  ::  Madison (5) … View >>

2019 Program

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

2018 Topics

  County — Award; Farm; Recipient(s); Project Name Agritourism Madison — Grant Award: $3,000; The Farmer’s Hands; Sebastiaan Zijp; Teaching and Event Shelter — GO >> Aquaculture Transylvania — Grant Award: $6,000; Cantrell Creek Trout Farm, LLC; Rye and Cyndi … View >>

2018 Program

Click here to see a list of the 2018 recipients. 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. The ultimate goal of WNC … View >>

2018 Counties

  Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (3) :: Buncombe (4) :: Burke (1) :: Caldwell (1) :: Cherokee (2) :: Clay (1) Cleveland (2) :: EBCI (1) :: Graham (2) :: Haywood (3) :: Henderson (1) … View >>

2017 Counties

    Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (1) :: Buncombe (5) :: Caldwell (2) :: Cherokee (3) Clay (1) :: Cleveland (2) :: Graham (1) Haywood (1) :: Henderson (2) :: Madison (5) McDowell (1) … View >>

2017 Program

  Click here to see a list of the 2017 recipients. 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. The ultimate goal of … View >>

2017 Topics

  County — Award; Farm; Recipient(s); Project Name Agritourism Cherokee — Grant Award: $6,000; Two Crows Farm; Woody Ham; Agritourism and Retail Expansion — GO >> Watauga — Grant Award: $6,000; Miller’s Choose and Cut; Joey and Kelley Miller; Farm … View >>

2016 Recipients

In February 2016 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 33 farm businesses grants totaling $177,000 to assist in farm diversification and expansion.… View >>

2016 Program

  Click here to see a list of the 2016 recipients. 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. The ultimate goal of … View >>