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2024 Grants Available

Grants for family farms in 2024 WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline Oct. 13; Application deadline Nov. 17. ASHEVILLE, N.C. — WNC Agricultural Options is now accepting grant applications from farmers diversifying or expanding their businesses. With funding from the … View >>

2023 Grantees Announced!

2023 grant awards will support projects that improve efficiencies on the farm to increase income, allow for growth and provide additional benefits in the communities where the grantees farm. Over half of the awarded projects will be investing in equipment … View >>

2023 Recipient: Billy Bryant, Bryant Farms

Billy Bryant, Bryant Farms Packing Shed Grant Award: $8,000 In order to increase efficiency and meet GAP certification requirements, Billy will be adding a packing facility to his current vegetable production operation. GAP certification will allow Bryant Farms to maintain … View >>