Helping Others... Providing Education


Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire others to be active in agriculture through providing education and assisting all our neighbors in gaining food products. Our goal, through education of both agriculture and STEM. is to continue production and positively impact our world.

Our Services 

Hope Gardeners

AG-H.O.P. E.  will be starting the 2021 program season with a new resource for individuals ages 55 and up residing in Jackson and Swain counties. Hope Gardeners will provide a gardening kit and assistance to foster self-sustainable personal food growth, combat food insecurity and spread joy through gardening.  This program is sponsored by Nantahala Health Foundation and is in partnership with Ochre Hill Farms. To learn more, please visit the sign-up page below.

Cherry Tomatoes at the Farmers Market

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     Throughout the year, we offer a variety of exciting agriculture workshops for youth! Topics include production industries, STEM, sustainability and heritage. To see upcoming sessions, view our upcoming events.

Youth in Agriculture