The 23rd Annual Spring Conference

Will take place March 11, 12, & 13th 2016. Feel free to browse the 2015 details.


Details: The Spring Conference offers practical, regionally-appropriate workshops on organic growing, permaculture, homesteading, urban farming, and rural living plus a trade show, seed exchange, silent auction, children’s program, and pre-conference, on-farm events.

More than 70 sessions per day in themed tracks including Gardening, Soils, Livestock, Primitive Skills, Permaculture, Herbs, Alternative Energy, Sustainable Forestry, Homesteading, Cooking, Poultry, Farmers I and Farmers II, Mushrooms and Food Resilience.

The Organic Growers School Spring Conference is a one-of-a-kind event that brings people of all walks of life together for a weekend of learning and networking. Since 1994, the OGS Spring Conference has been the best way to kick-off the season.

The mission of the Spring Conference is to provide down-to-earth, practical advice on growing and sustainable living, while remaining affordable and accessible to anyone wanting to participate. Click the orange buttons to your right to find registration, class schedule, driving directions, and more!

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What: 23rd Annual Organic Growers School Spring Conference

Who: For healthy eaters, home growers, & farmers

When: March 11,12, & 13th 2016 (Pre-Conferece Events on March 11, 2016)

Time: TBD

Where: UNCA in Asheville, North Carolina. For directions, click here.

Registration: Online registration for the Spring Conference closes at midnight on Wednesday, March 4th. Online Registration for the Keynote Address will remain open until Friday at midnight. There will be on-site (at the door) registration available on both Saturday and Sunday at UNCA. On-site registration opens at 7:30 am on both Saturday & Sunday mornings. Please note the time-change over the weekend as the clocks turn FORWARD at midnight on Saturday (to become 1am). The Keynote Address can be purchased anytime in person on Saturday, including at the door. There is no on-site (at the door) registration for Friday (pre-conference) events.

Cost: TBD

Click here to register!