In February 2010 the WNC Agricultural Options Program awarded 42 farmers grants totaling $225,000 to assist them in completing farm diversification projects.
Three of the producers received $9,000 grants, 27 received $6,000 and 12 received $3,000. Projects increase the economic sustainability of farm businesses as well as provide demonstration to other transitioning farmers.
Agricultural Tourism: Creating a unique experience for visitors to enjoy the ambiance and natural resources of Western North Carolina.
Click here to see a list of the 2010 recipients.