Western North Carolina Agricultural Options Program

Year Funded

2007

Amount

$215,282.00

Project will provide micro grants of $2,500 or $5,000 for demonstration projects to 40 farmers located in Extension?s West District. The program?s continuance will advance sustainable agricultural development in WNC by improving the mountain farm while conserving water, open space, and wildlife habitat. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis. Participating farmers will attend agribusiness workshops and host farm visits from agents and the project director.

Rob Hawk
c/o HandMade in America, Inc. 125 South Lexington Avenue Asheville, NC 28801