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Carbon Harvest: New Program to Fund Regenerative and Carbon Farming in Western North Carolina

From Soil & Water Conservation:

Are you a farmer in Western North Carolina with at least 5 acres of pasture and an interest in agroforestry?

Co-operate WNC is looking for interested farmers to become pilot farms for its emerging Carbon Harvest program. This new initiative links our region’s pioneering climate-responsible businesses with our region’s pioneering farmers and land managers who have the capacity to sequester carbon locally by growing food and other land-based products. For farmers, this means potential for a new market, as well as strategies that will increase the overall economic viability and ecological resilience of your farm.

If interested, please consider attending our Carbon Farming Stakeholder Event

Date: Friday, February 21, 2020, 10am-1pm

Venue: Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies (Chamber of Commerce Building), 36 Montford Avenue, Asheville NC 28801, Room 314

Locally produced snacks, coffee and tea will be provided

To RSVP and learn more about whether this would be a good fit, please contact Program Coordinator Mari Stuart (617) 733-5088 or