Who We Serve

Growing Warriors – training veterans in hemp farming and product development, Livingston, KY

Nourish Body + Botanicals – Plant-based healing for Mind+Body+Spirit, Lexington, KY

Baqua Ancient Grain Beverage – and ancient grain barley-based beverage, used by Greeks for health and vitality, now introduced to the U.S. Nicholasville, KY

Green Opportunities – solar, chef, and carpentry training for underserved minority youth in Asheville, NC

Appalachian Botanical Alliance – woman and grower owned botanical alliance in Asheville, NC

Blue Ridge Hemp Company – hemp-based products. Asheville, NC

Green Brothers Solar – Minority-owned solar hot water company, Asheville, NC

Smokin J’s Fiery Foods – the world’s hottest peppers, organically grown in Candler, NC

Sweetgrass Granola + Ellie Finns Veggie Bites – Vegan and gluten-free sorghum-sweetened, organic granola and veggie bites. Crab Orchard, KY

WNC Green Building Council – 250+ green and natural building companies based in western NC

NC Sustainable Energy Association – trade association of sustainable energy companies

Cache Foods – upcyling vegetable-based foods into edible foods (avocado seeds). Brooklyn, NY

Heartland Chia – growers and distributors of the first early blooming, non-GMO chia grown in North America. Franklin, KY

Green Business Fund – installing solar and wind installation on farms in 10 distressed Appalachian counties, including training for area high school students. North Carolina, statewide

Asheville GreenWorks – waste reduction and clean-up programs. Asheville, NC

LEAF in Streets and Schools – in school and after schools arts programs and festivals. Black Mountain, NC

Burton Street Community Peace Gardens and Hood Huggers – minority-founded and led community peace garden, art space and African-American community tours. Asheville, NC

Harvest Table Farms – woman-owned vegetable, fruit and flower farm, finest organic produce in North Georgia. Talking Rock, GA.

Grow Journey – the the first and only USDA certified organic heirloom seed-of-the-month club, with customers in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Greenville, SC

River Island Apothecary – lovingly handcrafted botanically-based scents and body care, Marshall, NC

Green River Picklers – sustainably made and locally sourced picklers, from farmers in 50 mile radius, living wage employer, all jars reusable and labels biodegradable. Marion, NC

Smiling Hara Tempeh + Hempeh, first hemp-based Hempeh and other non-soy-based tempeh, Burnsville, NC

Underdog Crew – b-boy/b-girl dance crew and board games. Asheville, NC

Barkhouse – cradle-to-cradle certified, best in world B-Corporation, upcycled logging waste for natural building products, carbon sequestering homes. Spruce Pine, NC

Carolina Ground, the southeast’s only organic flour mill sourcing grains entirely from the southeast. Asheville, NC

Orb Studio – zero energy resilient buildings. Berea, KY

EchoView Fiber Mill – the U.S.’s only gold-leed certified natural fiber mill. Weaverville, NC

Native Touch – Native American-owned skin care products, Murphy, NC

Riverbend Malt House – the southeast’s finest malt company for craft brewing and distilling. Asheville, NC

Veterans to Farmers – veteran-owned and developed urban tower farms. Denver, CO