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Western Carolina University Capstone Project

Western Carolina University Capstone Project

WCU Engineering Students Get Hands-On Experience at Williams Trout Farm At many universities, degree seeking students are able to participate in a hands-on project in their field of study known as a Capstone Project. These programs allow students to use what they have...
2nd Annual Farm Services Expo

2nd Annual Farm Services Expo

Great Success at the 2nd Annual Farm Services Expo On December 7, 2017, Southwestern NC RC&D Council hosted their second annual Farm Services Expo coordinated by Christina Newhouse and Jessica Kervin. The Expo took place at Tri-County Community College in Murphy,...
Southwestern NC RC&D Council Christmas Dinner

Southwestern NC RC&D Council Christmas Dinner

Holiday Dinner Brings Partners Together for Food, Fun, and More On Tuesday, December 5th, the Southwestern NC RC&D Council held our annual Holiday Gathering, bringing together partners from across the seven counties we cover. Brio Tuscan Grill in Cherokee...
More to the Fire Story

More to the Fire Story

By: Laurel Kays In seemingly every fire event, whether in Western North Carolina, Gatlinburg, or California, a familiar story is told in the media. In this story, wildfires are monstrous, demonic forces sweeping up and down mountains, engulfing homes and anything else...
Goldfinch Gardens

Goldfinch Gardens

Goldfinch Gardens: A TVA Energy for Farms Grant In recent years, Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a more popular way for producers to connect with consumers. Goldfinch Gardens, owned and operated by Ben McCann and Cedar Johnson, has a very successful...