Exclusively funded by the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission

2021 Grant Application GUIDELINES

WNC Agricultural Options 2021 Application for Individual Farm Businesses GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING Thank you for your interest in the WNC Agricultural Options Program. WNC AgOptions builds sustainable farming communities in our mountain region by providing resources directly to farmers who … View >>

2019 Grants for Mountain Farm Diversification Awarded

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 11, 2019 Contact: Jennifer Ferre, (828) 252-4783, admin@wncagoptions.org; Or the local N.C. Cooperative Extension Agriculture Agent WNC AgOptions Announces 2019 Awardees MILLS RIVER, N.C.—Diversifying farmers in western North Carolina are receiving support to … View >>

2019 GRANTEES ANNOUNCED

Diversifying farmers in western North Carolina are receiving support to offset the risk of expanding and trying new ventures. WNC Agricultural Options awarded 39 farm businesses a total of $216,000 in $3,000 and $6,000 grants on Thursday at the Mountain … View >>

Funding for farm grants for next three years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2018 Contact: Jennifer Ferre, (828) 252-4783, admin@wncagoptions.org; Or the local N.C. Cooperative Extension Agriculture Agent Funding for farm grants for next three years WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline Oct. 19; Application deadline Nov. 19. … View >>

WNC AgOptions announces 2018 awardees

Grants for mountain farm diversification awarded Diversifying farmers in western North Carolina are receiving support to offset the risk of expanding and trying new ventures. WNC Agricultural Options awarded 43 farm businesses a total of $229,000 in Grant Award: $3,000, … View >>

Funding for Farm Grants 2018

Applications must be received at the WNC Communities office by November 17. 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 a … View >>