farm diversification

2022 counties in NC

In February 2022 the WNC Agricultural Options program awarded 41 farm businesses a total of $320,000 in grants to assist in farm diversification and expansion.

Two of the farm businesses received $4,000 and 39 received $8,000. The N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission is the financial supporter of WNC AgOptions, which aims to build sustainable farming communities in the mountain region by providing resources directly to farmers.

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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 and encouraging groups of farmers to solve logistical challenges in the local agricultural system.