2020 WNC AgOptions Informational Session

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2020  WNC  AgOptions  Informational  Session

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

6–7:30 p.m.

You are invited to attend an informational meeting about the WNC AgOptions grant program for growers and producers in 2020. Jennifer Ferre, Program Coordinator, will be present to discuss the program, go over the 2020 application timeline, and answer questions.

Grants of $3000 and $6000 are available to farmers located within a 22-county area of Western North Carolina* in 2020. The meeting will take place at the

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center

661 Vale Rd., Newland, NC 28657

RSVP: admin@wncagoptions.org

The Mission of WNC AgOptions:

Building sustainable farming communities in our mountain region by providing resources directly to farmers who are diversifying or expanding their operations.

The ultimate goal of WNC AgOptions is to protect mountain farmland by assisting the longevity of farm enterprises. Priority is given to farmers who have tobacco history.

*Eligible Counties: Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Clay, Cherokee, Cleveland, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, and Yancey.

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