Agricultural Reinvestment Fund

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Agricultural Reinvestment Fund 2017 Grant Awards

The Agricultural Reinvestment Fund is entering its 20th year in providing cost-share grants to innovative farmer-led projects in North Carolina. Each year, this competitive grant program selects a handful of farmers who have amazing ideas that focus on innovation, enterprise development, and growing a successful, sustainable family farm business.

A Friend to Farmers in All Seasons

We believe in a world where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. As an agricultural nonprofit organization, we work every day to make sure that holds true for thousands of family farmers — but we know first hand that our work is far from over.

2016 Grant Recipient Geoff Seelen on “The Farm Kitchen”

We spoke with Geoff Seelen of Piedmont Biofarm about the farm’s innovative project to create an on-farm experience that combines the operation’s talents in farming, culinary skills, and education to create a new enterprise that adds to the farm’s overall profitability.