Smith’s Sweet Grass Farm in Columbus recently was awarded a Grant Award: $6,000 All Natural Pastured Poultry Project grant from WNC AgOptions. This grant is available for all farmers or people trying to start [economically] sustainable farming in Polk County. Randy and Megan Smith, owners of the farm, said their all-natural pastured poultry project is in its second year. They said the project is their first step in becoming a totally sustainable farm. —Tryon Daily Bulletin, Feb. 11, 2011. Read it here.