NextFarm graduate and current The TENN accelerator team Stony Creek Colors was just awarded a $450,000 SBIR Phase 2 grant from the USDA!

From the Stony Creek Colors webpage: "Stony Creek Colors is an emerging company based in Nashville, TN, seeking to deliver the most reliable and sustainable plant based colorants to the textile industry worldwide. The company currently monitors dye growing operations at three farms in Tennessee and Kentucky and processes waste stream dye products from agricultural sources throughout the Southeast U.S.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants are given to small businesses to use toward research and development that have strong potential for commercialization.