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TRACTOR Food & Farms Project

TRACTOR Food & Farms Project

TRACTOR Food & Farms: A TVA Ag Energy Project Farming has been a major aspect of Western North Carolina’s rich culture for thousands of years. During the settlement period, families in the western part of the state grew crops like corn, tobacco, and a variety of...
Marble Elementary School Garden Project

Marble Elementary School Garden Project

Marble Elementary Students Garden If you rewind 100 years, a family in rural Western North Carolina relied mainly on farming as their primary source of income. Children were taught from a young age about how to grow and harvest crops as well as do other chores around...
The Fire Adaptive Communites Program

The Fire Adaptive Communites Program

Making Our Mountains Firewise Written by: Laurel Kays The fall of 2016 saw a record breaking fire season in Western North Carolina and across Southern Appalachian Mountains. Drought and high temperatures contributed to large blazes that burned across the region. The...