Chip Hope

Type: 
Adjunct Instructors
Highest Degree: 
M.S.
Office: 
off-campus
Phone: 
828-243-0222
Research & Teaching Interests: 
Sustainable Agriculture

Education

  • MS Clemson University 2001
  • BA UNC Chapel Hill 1974
  • AAS CPCC 1981

Teaching

SD4200, SD3100

Background

Chip Hope is a North Carolina born and bred organic farmer and teacher. Most recently, he created, and is currently managing the Sustainable Ag AAS degree program at WPCC in Morganton, NC where he is also the Deptartment Head of Engineering. For many years, Chip has owned and operated Appalachian Seeds Farm and Nursery specializing in growing and selling organic heirloom plants and heritage breed livestock. He is currently building the latest ideration of the dream family homestead farm in Collettsville, NC.

Representative Publications

Zehnder, G., Hope, C., Hill, H., Hoyle, L., & Blake, J. H. (2003). An assessment of consumer preferences for IPM-and organically grown produce. Age, 18(25), 26-35.

Contact

Dr. Richard Rheingans, Chair
Sustainable Development Department
Living Learning Center
828-262-7248
rheingansrd@appstate.edu

Sandy Wilson
Administrative Assistant
828-262-6926
wilsonsm@appstate.edu

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