Growing a Natural Products Industry in North Carolina – Graham County Economic Diversification Program, Phase 3

Organization:
Yellow Creek Botanical Institute, Inc.
Amount:
$100,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Graham
Description:

The purpose of this Golden L.E.A.F. grant is to assist The Yellow Creek Botanical Institute and its partners in developing a vertically integrated botanical products industry in WNC. Funds will be used to help develop a streamlined supply of bloodroot for the European market, and continue providing alternative agribusiness opportunities to the historically tobacco dependent region in and around Graham County. Program implementation will result in related industry development across the western region of the State.

Contact:
Mr. Robin A. Suggs 5294 Yellow Creek Road Robbinsville, North Carolina 28771 (828) 479-2788
Areas Served:
Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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