Intent to Apply Deadline Oct. 14, 2019 Application Deadline Nov. 15, 2019 WNC Agricultural Options is now accepting grant applications from farmers diversifying or expanding their businesses. With funding from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, WNC AgOptions is distributing … View >>
Honey products from 2018 AgOptions grant recipient, Bee Naturally, can now be found at the gift shops for the Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Read the full article online at the McDowell News, Click Here
The WNC Agricultural Options recently awarded grants to 35 farm-related businesses. One of these grants is $6,000 for a planned meadery in downtown Marion. (Read more.) The McDowell News Feb. 7, 2017
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
WNC Agricultural Options is now accepting grant applications from farmers diversifying or expanding their businesses. The program helps offset farmers’ risk of starting ventures or growing new operations with Grant Award: $3,000 and Grant Award: $6,000 grants. The application deadline … View >>
2011 AgOptions recipient, Nicole Decogliano, is helping develop new farmer training! Organic Growers School is launching Farm Beginnings®, a yearlong farmer training course beginning on October 24th, 2015. For more information, Click Here.