Agriculture Tourism and Crop Diversification Demonstration Program for Tobacco-Dependent Communities, Tobacco Farmers and Other Farmers

Year Funded

2003

Amount

$198,210.00

Project will provide seed money to aide western NC farmers with crop diversification and/or agri-tourism by creating a Mini-Grant Demonstration Program to help with financial aid, education, training and marketing. Project will conduct 25 workshops for 200 to 300 farmers and award 50 farmers each a $2500 grant

Keith Oakley
NC Cooperative Extension Service Foundation NCSU Box 7645 Raleigh, NC 27695