Organic Cost-Share Programs Available in NC

Apply for Organic Cost-Share Programs
 Certified organic growers in the Carolinas can be reimbursed for 50% of the cost of organic certification (up to $500) for each certification “scope” (i.e., crops, livestock, and handling) through state departments of agriculture (NCDA&CS and SCDA) or through the Farm Services Agency (FSA) for certification expenses incurred Oct. 2020 – Sept. 2021. 

North Carolina growers need to reach out to Heather Barnes ( or visit the NCDA website. The FSA deadline is Nov. 1, 2021. The NCDA&CS deadline is Nov. 19, 2021.