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A field of crops on a farm.

NCDA&CS Offers Organic Certification Cost-share Assistance

Organic growers in North Carolina can apply for partial reimbursement of the cost of becoming certified or for recertification through a program offered by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

A large painted bear for the Annual Bearfootin’ Art event in Hendersonville.

2020 Bearfootin’ Virtual Bear Auction

Each year, the downtown program hosts a live auction to raise funds for the Bearfootin’ Art Walk and the many non-profits that the bears represent.