Off the Ground

Year Funded

2015

Amount

$50,000.00

Off the Ground will create an agricultural training center in Stokes County to educate transitional farmers, high school students and recent graduates, entrepreneurs and others in the techniques and profitability of an agricultural model that embraces sustainable, small-acreage farming. Forsyth Tech along with other partners will develop, promote and deliver credit and non-credit courses showing new ways to profit from the sustainable use of land once designated for tobacco. The grant will fund ag-related training classes and supplies.

Ms. Sally Elliott
Forsyth Technical Community College 2100 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, NC 27103