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Full Weekend Schedule

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TRACK A GARDENING
1A: Starting Your First Garden
2B: Creative Irrigation
3A: Container Gardening
4A: Small Scale No-Till Gardening
TRACK B MYCOLOGY
1A: Marvelous Mushrooms
2A: Medicinal Mushrooms
3B: Mycoforestry with Mushrooms
4B: Mushrooms of the Southern Appalachians
TRACK C SOILS
1C: Feeding the Soil Biodynamics
2C: Build a Compost Tea Brewer
3C: A Worm Composting System For Your Home
4C: Effective Microbes
TRACK D LIVESTOCK
1D: Fencing Everything with Electricity
2D: Incorporating Goats
3D: Homeopathy for the Whole Herd
4D: Draft Horse Teamster Roundtable
TRACK E ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
1E: Passive Solar Design
2E: Alternative Energy and You
3E: Build Your Own Solar Panels
4E: Backyard Biochar
TRACK F COMMERCIAL FARMERS I
1F: Penciling a Profit
2F: Keeper Crops
3F: Farming in a Changing Climate
4F: Lessons from The Pocket Farm
TRACK G COMMERCIAL FARMERS II
1G: Controlling Spotted Wing Drosophila
2G: Flame Weeding
3G: Getting More with Workers
4G: How to Train a Dragon Farmer
TRACK H PRIMITIVE SKILLS
1H: Intro to Bird Language
2H: The Gift of Invasive Species
3H: Small Animal Hunting
4H: TBA
TRACK I FOOD RESILIENCE
1I: Regional Resiliency
2I: Managing Rainwater as a Resource
3I: Co-op Businesses
4I: Envisioning Our Abundant Food Future
TRACK J PERMACULTURE
1J: Real Life Forest Gardening and Farming
2J: Horticultural Strategies
3J: Permaculture: A Toolkit
4J: Stored Patterns, Storied Wisdom
TRACK K HERBS
1K: Making Herbal Medicine
2K: Classical Chinese Herbal Medicine
3K: Outstanding Edible Wild Plants
4K: Gettinā€™ Down with Appalachian Roots
TRACK L SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY
1L: Raising Pawpaws
2L: Craft: Repurposing the Woodlot
3L: Brewing with Non-Timber Forest Products
4L: Community Scale Biochar
TRACK M HOMESTEADING
1M: DIY Aquaponics
2M: The WellStocked Pantry without Canning
3M: Save True Seed 101
4M: DIY High Protein Animal Feed
TRACK N COOKING
1N: Pickle It! Vegetable Fermentation
2N: Introduction to Specialty Coffee
3N: Herbal Cocktails
4N: Creative Cooking with Mushrooms
TRACK O ALL ABOUT POULTRY
1O: Using Poultry to Enhance the Land
2O: The Art of Incubation
3O: The Secret to Cooking Heritage Poultry
4O: Developing a Profitable Poultry Business

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Organic Growers School is a non-profit organization providing organic education since 1993. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and support people in our region to farm, garden, and live organically.