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2021 County: Haywood

– Smoky Mountain Mangalitsa LLC; Walk-In Freezer Expansion
– Saturnia Farm; Nursery, Flower & Farm Goods Delivery Service
– Smart Farm; Hay Loader for Beef Cattle Operation
– KT’s Orchard and Apiary; Apple Sorting and Packing Project: Upgrading Farm Efficiency
– Two Trees Farm/Sustainabillies LLC; Livestock Pasture and Barn… View >>

2021 County: Jackson

– Brulé Farms LLC; Tuber Melanosporum or Black Winter Perigord Truffle Orchard
– Ochre Hill Farms; Expansion Project
– Ray’s Florist & Greenhouse; Posey Patch Flower Farm
– Watkins Farm; Goat Project … View >>

2021 County: Watauga

– Daffodil Spring Farm; Scaling Up Vegetable Production through Posy-Harvest Handling and Packshed Upgrades
– Land of Milk and Honey; Honey Processing Equipment
– PLEB Urban Winery; Expanding and Protecting High Country Vineyards to New Varietals … View >>

2021 Topics

In February 2021 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 38 farm businesses a total of $219,000 in grants to assist in farm diversification and expansion. Three of the farm businesses received $3,000, and 35 received $6,000. The N.C. Tobacco Trust … View >>

2021 Counties

Click any county for details, or use these links: Avery (1) :: Buncombe (3) :: Burke (1) :: Clay (3) Cleveland (2) :: EBCI (1) :: Graham (1) :: Haywood (6) :: Henderson (3) Jackson (4) :: Macon (2) :: … View >>

2021 Grantees Announced!

Farm grantees show resilience in the face of COVID WNC AgOptions grantees receive $219,000 for farm projects ASHEVILLE, N.C.—Farmers in western North Carolina are receiving support to expand, diversify and modify operations in the midst of a pandemic. WNC Agricultural … View >>