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WNC AgOptions grantees use funding to boost profits and support communities ASHEVILLE, N.C.— This year’s 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 … View >>
Billy Bryant, Bryant Farms Packing Shed Grant Award: $8,000 Billy has completed his packing shed including the concrete pad, construction block, electrical, framing, and metal doors. At the advice of the Carolina Farm Stewards Association Local Food Safety Coordinator, Billy … View >>
Nicole Coston, Bearwallow Valley Farms Wholesale and Process Improvement Plan Grant Award: $8,000 After four years of production, Nicole has identified needs for new multi-use equipment that will improve efficiency and production, as well as harvest and post-harvest handling processes. … View >>
Emily Patrick, Carolina Flowers Dried Flower Processing Chamber Grant Award: $8,000 Carolina Flowers has added a dedicated dried flower processing chamber to their operation to increase dried flower production. The dried flower processing chamber will be an insulated structure with … View >>
William Petty-Johnson, Mountain Flowers Hemp Solventless Cannabinoid Extraction/Value Added Product Production Grant Award: $8,000 Mountain Flowers Hemp has used their grant to expand capacity to process solventless hemp extract and increase production of pre-rolled hemp products. Solventless extraction is the … View >>