Design and Site Plan for WNC Advanced Food Processing Facility

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This grant provides partial funding of a site plan and facility design for the construction of a 12,000 square-foot food technology, training and manufacturing center. Blue Ridge Food Ventures (BRFV) is the South?s largest shared-use food processing facility and food business incubator. BRFV provides statewide technical assistance to hundreds of small food entrepreneurs and access to infrastructure for about 50 small-scale food, cosmetic, and natural products businesses employing over 45 full-time jobs, and with over $3.5 million per year in value of goods sold.

Michael McDonald
Client Services Manager
Center for Agricultural and Food Entrepreneurship 1461 Sand Hill Road Candler, NC 28715