Exclusively funded by the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission

WNC farmers featured in 2012 calendars

Proceeds benefit program that aids mountain region’s diversifying farmers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 7, 2011   PROGRAM CONTACT: Jennifer Ferre, (828) 333-4277, admin@wncagoptions.org; MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Riley, (828) 333-4151, info@wncagoptions.org ASHEVILLE — The photographs and stories of more than fifty … View >>

2011 WNC AgOptions Awardees Announced

Grants support diverse ventures, boost local agriculture system FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2011 MARSHALL — The WNC Agricultural Options program recently awarded six community groups and 47 farmers grants totaling $326,000 to assist them in farm diversification and joint … View >>

New Community Grant Opportunity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2010 Contact: Megan Riley, WNC AgOptions, (828) 333-4151, info@wncagoptions.org or your local Cooperative Extension Center. Grants to Boost Local Agriculture System WNC AgOptions application deadline November 22 MARSHALL — WNC Agricultural Options is introducing a … View >>

2010 Farm Diversification Projects

  WNC AgOptions Awards 2010 Farm Diversification Projects Grants for local farm product sales, pioneering ventures, and alternative markets The WNC Agricultural Options Program awarded 42 farmers seed grants totaling $225,000 last month to assist them in completing farm diversification … View >>