Project Branch Out

Organization:
EnergyXchange
Amount:
$45,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Yancey
Description:

The goals of the grant are to: 1) build three more Project Branch Out Greenhouses at the EnergyXchange Renewable Energy Center; 2) identify and demonstrate alternative income crops for local tobacco growers–with emphasis on native plants; 3) continue a high school horticultural apprenticeship in Project Branch Out Greenhouses; and 4) provide start-up financial assistance to at least 5 growers in the region.

Contact:
Mr. Terry Woodruff 66 EnergyXchange Drive Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 (828) 297-5805
Areas Served:
Avery, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey, Mitchell

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