2020 WNC AgOptions
Informational Session via Zoom
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
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You are invited to participate in an informational meeting about the WNC AgOptions grant program for growers and producers in 2021. Jennifer Ferre, Program Coordinator, will be hosting to discuss the program, go over the 2021 application time line, and answer questions.
Grants of $3000 and $6000 are available to farmers located within a 22-county area of Western North Carolina* in 2021.
The Mission of WNC AgOptions:
Building sustainable farming communities in our mountain region by providing
resources directly to farmers who are diversifying or expanding their operations.
The ultimate goal of WNC AgOptions is to protect mountain farmland by assisting the
longevity of farm enterprises. Priority is given to farmers who have tobacco history.
*Eligible Counties: Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Clay, Cherokee, Cleveland, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga and Yancey.