Local health departments across the state of North Carolina have been awarded Community Transformation Grant (CTG) Project funding to implement policy, systems and environmental changes that support tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating to reduce chronic disease and support healthier lifestyles. The healthy eating strategy includes supporting Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs through expanding existing or establishing new CSA programs.

Through a mini-grant process, the Appalachian District Health Department will fund no more than five CSA programs within Alleghany, Ashe and Watauga County up to the amount of $1,000.00 each to further support CSA programs by way of supplies and/or advertising.

On the following page, please complete all questions and indicate AT LEAST ONE of the following will be accomplished:

1) Establish SNAP/EBT
2) Provide a free and/or reduced-cost share method for low-income members

Complete this form no later than Friday, April 5 to be considered a recipient of this mini-grant opportunity. All applicants will be contacted on Tuesday, April 9 as the recipients will be selected by that date.

Thank you for considering this mini-grant opportunity!