ASAP Connections

Local Food. Strong Farms. Healthy Communities

Farmer Resource Directory

Farmer Resource Directory

Looking for assistance and resources to improve your farm business?

Consult the farmer resource directory below to quickly navigate to your topic of interest. Learn how ASAP’s Appalachian Grown Branding and Certification Program and Local Food Guide can support your farm business.

One on One Support

ASAP through funding from the USDA, has the unique opportunity to offer farmers in WNC one on one support for managing marketing, financial and production risk. Follow the link below for full details. 

Individualized Support for Appalachian Farms in WNC: Market, business and production planning

Workshop Handouts and Past Conference Presentations


Business Planning

Direct and Wholesale Markets

Funding Your Farm Project

Marketing Your Farm with Appalachian Grown

Promoting Your Farm and Connecting with Customers

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Appalachian Grown™ Certification

Appalachian Grown certification

The Appalachian Grown™ logo is displayed with farm products grown or raised in Western North Carolina and the Southern Appalachian Mountains. When consumers see the logo at stores, restaurants, tailgates, and other businesses, they know they’re buying fresher foods that support family […]Read More ▶▶