Food & Farming
Join a network of Western North Carolina farmers working together to identify successful business models in the local food economy. The Appalachian Grown Farm Business Initiative brings together farmers from all over Western North Carolina to learn from each other on topics specific to farm enterprises such as: diversify market shares, financial management, supply chain management, record keeping, and more!
Industry specific classes, workshops events, and other resources to help you succeed in your sector.
Farmers in the program have access to one-on-one business coaching.Sign up now
We’ve built programs for lending specifically to those of you in the local food and farming business.Get Funding
Yes! We’ve designed a series of workshops specifically focused on building community and connections in the local farming industry.RSVP Here
Our region is home to people and companies that care about the triple bottom line: not just the financial impact of their life and business, but also the oft-overlooked social and environmental impacts. That’s what being a B Corp is all about: B Corps aspire to use the power of markets to solve social and environmental problems.Learn more about B-Corps