$2,500 — Asparagus
Because of this grant “We will be able to expand our gardens to grow a greater variety of vegetables so we can fully utilize our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) market.” ~ Glenda Ploeger
G. Ploeger with her husband Robert started Cane Creek Asparagus Company to provide high quality vegetables to a niche market in their area. Through this grant program Cane Creek Asparagus Company has expanded production and marketing outreach.
Expected income totals $4,166 in next 2 years.
Glenda Ploeger has established a new relationship with her local NC Cooperative Extension agent, Diane Ducharme, in Buncombe County.