NC State Extension

Funding and Support

Supporting NC Alternative Crops & Organics Program

Our program is almost completely funded by grants and gifts. If you value this program, we would appreciate your financial support. To become a Friend of the NC Alternative Crops and Organics Program, you can donate on-line here or print out this form and mail it in with your check. Thank you for your support!

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Financial Support and Grant Funding Provided to My Program by

  • Johnny’s Selected Seeds
  • Vitalis Seeds
  • High Mowing Seeds
  • North Carolina Agricultural Foundation
  • USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program via NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • USDA Organic Research & Extension Initiative Grant Program
  • USDA Specialty Crop Research & Extension Initiative Grant Program
  • USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program
  • USDA 1890 Capacity Building Grant
  • USDA Rural Jobs Accelerator Program
  • NCSU Internal Grants
  • Friends of the NC Alternative Crops and Organics Program

Thank you for all your support!


Friends of the New Crops & Organics Program

    • Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project
    • Blue Mountain Pizza
    • Bob Bero, B-Hoppy Candy
    • Cecelia King
    • Charles King
    • Corey Pine Shane
    • Curtis Meissner
    • Dave Slater
    • David Hofshi
    • David Kendall
    • Ellen Rubenstein Chelmis
    • Enza Zaden
    • Frank H. McDowell
    • Golden Needle Acupuncture Supply, Barry Thorne
    • Greg Jackson, Brandt
    • Herb Society of America-NC Unit
    • High Mowing Seeds
    • Howard Covington
    • Jack Weaver
    • Janell Kapoor, Ashevillage Institute
    • Jeannie Dunn, Red Moon Herbs
    • John McEvoy
    • Johnny Crisson, High Valley Ginseng
    • Johnny’s Selected Seeds
    • Judith Rybicki
    • Kenneth Spadola
    • Laura Kaderabek
    • Lisa Hager
    • Margaret Townsend
    • Mark and Terry Willis
    • Mary Wallace
    • Michelle Lewis, Riverwood Farm
    • Nan Covert
    • Nancy Long
    • NC Arboretum Society
    • NC Unit of Herb Society of America
    • One World Brewing Co.
    • Organic Growers School
    • Pangaea Plants LLC
    • Rock Gremillion
    • Rita Pelczar & John Wright
    • Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
    • Stan Driver, Hoot n’ Holler Hops
    • Steve Propst
    • Susan Coleman Fedor
    • Thomas G. Miller
    • Transylvania County Master Gardeners
    • Troy Ball
    • Travis Long
    • Trent Gilland
    • Twisted Trunk Brewing Co.
    • And the many others who have donated anonymously or have donated on-line and did not state that their names could be posted. Thank you!