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2022 Year End Dinner

After two years on hiatus due to COVID, the 2022 Year-End Dinner returned and was held on October 26th at Jeter Mountain Farm – a 2022 grant recipient. Over 50 people were in attendance, including representation from 16 of the … View >>

2022 GRANTEES ANNOUNCED!

Recipients of 2022 farm grants reflect the strength of the agricultural system in western North Carolina by growing their farm businesses and demonstrating innovative agricultural projects Forty-one farm businesses in western North Carolina were awarded a total of $320,000 in … View >>

2021 Grantees Announced!

Farm grantees show resilience in the face of COVID WNC AgOptions grantees receive $219,000 for farm projects ASHEVILLE, N.C.—Farmers in western North Carolina are receiving support to expand, diversify and modify operations in the midst of a pandemic. WNC Agricultural … View >>

2020 GRANTEES ANNOUNCED

Diversifying farmers in western North Carolina are receiving support to offset the risk of expanding and trying new ventures. WNC Agricultural Options awarded 40 farm businesses a total of $216,000 in $3,000 and $6,000 grants. Funded projects include one of … View >>

2019 Dinner

The Year-End Dinner was held on November 8th, 2019 at the Addison Farms Vineyard, a 2019 WNC AgOptions grantee.. Over 50 people were in attendance, including representation from 18 of the 39 projects, members of Cooperative Extension, WNC Communities and … View >>