Yancey County Commissioners received a report from the Yancey County Agricultural Task Force at their regular meeting on January 9th that provides an action plan to increase local food production and farmer income in Yancey County. This report is the culmination of more than a year’s worth of work for the task force funded by a grant from the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina. The task force is made up farmers and community members who have an interest in making agriculture a viable economic engine in Yancey County once more.


Agriculture Report Press Release - overview of the plan

Yancey County Foodshed Project Plan - full document with details



Yancey County Commissioners with members of the Yancey County Agricultural Task Force



Yancey County Commissioners listen as Noah Wilson presents the Yancey County Agricultural Action Plan


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