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Three Avery farmers receive WNC AgOptions grants

Three farmers received grants totaling $15,000 from North Carolina Cooperative Extension for projects designed to diversify their operations in 2013. In total, 28 farmers in Western North Carolina received grants totaling $148,500. The three Avery County recipients were Jack Wiseman … View >>

For the health of it

Appalachian Botanical Alliance will pioneer a program for medicinal-herb growers. What the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) has done for the appreciation and consumption of local food, the Appalachian Botanical Alliance hopes to do for medicinal herb growers. —Carolina Home … View >>