9th Generation Buncombe County Farmer Seeks County Commissioner Seat

Trusted and Proven Leadership on Agriculture, Conservation, Education, and Rural Resiliency

Thank you from Terri:

Thank you Buncombe County District 1 for your trust and confidence that I will serve you well as your County Commissioner.  It has been my pleasure to meet and talk with many of you throughout my campaign.  You are caring and community-minded people, and it is my sincere hope that we work together to build a better Buncombe for all.  I look forward to getting to work for you and with you as we ensure that Buncombe is a place that our future generations are proud to call home.  Thank you to everyone who contributed their time, talent, and resources to help with my campaign.  I thank you from the bottom of my heart.


About Democratic Candidate Terri Wells for Buncombe County Commissioner

Terri Wells taught high school English in North Carolina public schools. Terri earned her BA at UNC-Chapel Hill and a Master’s in Education from University of Colorado at Boulder. Terri worked as the Director of Academic Coach and Scholarship Programs for the Asheville City Schools Foundation. Terri serves us as Vice-Chair of the Buncombe County Agricultural Advisory Board. Terri is a ninth-generation Buncombe County farmer, who currently works as Director of Community and Agricultural Programs for WNC Communities.. Terri grew up in Sandy Mush, where she lives today with her husband Glenn Ratcliff, who is also a Buncombe County native. Glenn teaches Chemistry at A-B Tech Community College.

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Testimonials for Terri Wells from Throughout Buncombe County

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Endorsements of Terri Wells for Commissioner

Terri Wells is endorsed by farmers, educatorsand community leaders throughout District 1 and Buncombe County, and Terri is endorsed by the Buncombe County Association of Educators and Asheville City Association of Educators, WNC Sierra Club and Equality NC, including

Vanessa Campbell & Alex Brown, Full Sun Farm • Jerry Roberts, Cherry Lane Farm

Aaron & Annie Grier, Gaining Ground Farm• Bruce Snelson, Snelson Farms

Jamie Ager, Hickory Nut Gap Farm • Dianne & Jeff Frisbee, Addison Farms Vineyard

Anthony Cole, Jasperwood Farm • Ronnie & Becky Caldwell, Caldwell Farms

Katie Grear & Mike Adams, Lady Luck Flower Farm • Tara Adinolfi, Ostara Farm

Mark & Donna Diaz, Crosscreek Farm • David Snelson, Sycamore Valley Farm

Shannon Morgan, SD Morgan Farms • Mandy Hornick, Blue Ridge Blooms

Paul & Pat Gallimore, Long Branch Environmental Education Center • Kevin Duckett, Duckett Farm

Kate & Fairman Jayne, Sandy Mush Herb Nursery • Gary & Leisa Roberts, Sunset Farm of Alexander

K. Ray Bailey • Doug Jones • Sam Smathers • Kenet Adamson

Bruce & Carol Peterson • Charlotte Moore • Pat Deck •Gordon Grant

Ellen J. Perry • Dr. Sandy Anderson • Betsy Wilson • Peggy Baldwin •Marjorie Locke

Jennie & Jim Coman • Jerry Plemmons • Steve & Renne Ensley • Jewel & Howard Bridges

David and Kathleen Anders • Joan Creasman • Copland Rudolph • Kate Pett • William Hamilton

Thank you for helping Elect Terri Wells to Buncombe County Commission

Thank you to everyone who helped make it possible for Terri to win the November 3 General Election with more than 60 percent of the vote. Please join the Newsletter if you would like to stay informed.

Paid for by Terri Wells for Commissioner. Mailing address: P.O. Box 18741, Asheville, NC 28814.