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2008 Recipient: Joseph and Catt RedCloud

Joseph and Catt RedCloud of the Cherokee Reservation are expanding their herbal salves and syrups business with their grant. They offer educational workshops that highlight native Cherokee growing traditions.   EBCI Contact the Local Extension Agent  

2008 Recipient: Vera Guise

During the last few years, Vera Guise purchased land that used to be in her family’s hands and turned it into Appalachian Homestead, a non-profit organization and educational farm. With the grant funds, she is establishing a demonstration field of … View >>

2006 Recipient: Amy Ager

  Agri-Tourism Amy and Jamie Ager, owners of Spring House Meats, are using the WNC Ag Options grant to diversify their farm by adding a corn maze for agri-tourism and offering educational programming to local youth and student groups in … View >>