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Fishy Sugar Beet Car

From Ben Harper of the REAL Cooperative in Asheville, NC Fishy Sugar Beet, AKA Rooty, is a sweet ride that cruises the country spreading the word about GMOs and the need to label them. Rooty, along with her 4 counterparts; fishy soy, corn, apple & tomato, were designed by DC artist Cesar Maxit for the […]

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Notes from Get Growing! Class Two

Notes from Get Growing! Class Two

We had such a great crowd at this Tuesday’s Get Growing! class, the second in the three-part series covering all aspects of organic gardening. Y’all were from all levels of gardening experience, which makes for a really engaging conversation with so many voices! Ruth focused this week on seed starting and soil amendments, but both […]

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Buy Your Tickets to “GMO OMG” Movie Event

Date: April 22, Earth Day Time:  Doors open at 6:30, Film starts at 7:15. Location:  Asheville Community Theatre, 35 E Walnut St, Asheville, NC 28801 Cost: $11 advance purchase price. $13 on the day of (see below for purchasing options) Director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert (of Asheville) is in search of answers to complex […]

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Great Turnout at Get Growing! Class One

Thanks to everyone who came out for Class One of our Get Growing! Organic Gardening Class Series! Ruth packed those two hours with tons of information, and you all had some really great questions. There was just an acre of y’all out there, and it is so good to see this many people with such […]

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Organic Growers School Teaches at the Mother Earth News Fair Next Weekend

Organic Growers School is excited to be joining the team of great instructors at the Mother Earth News Fair, Saturday & Sunday, April 12 & 13th. Join us and so many others at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center  for a weekend of fun-filled, family-oriented sustainable lifestyle workshops and practical, hands-on demos on topics such […]

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I’m as Organic as I can Afford to be

There are so many reasons to grow some food, and many of them are economic. For one thing  now that we’re in the mountains we live on a sloping lot and it’s not so easy, in fact it can be downright dangerous, to mow the lawn.  But we have one. And pay someone to mow […]

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Get Growing! Organic Gardening Series in Asheville

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Conference Blog: Meat Rabbit Production

At this year’s Spring Conference, we at OGS decided to set up a handful of volunteers with pen, paper, and the directive to go home after the event and write a post on each class they attended for us to share on the OGS Blog in a series we’re calling the Conference Blog! In this […]

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Conference Blog: Vermicomposting for Fun and Profit

At this year’s Spring Conference, we at OGS decided to set up a handful of volunteers with pen, paper, and the directive to go home after the event and write a post on each class they attended for us to share on the OGS Blog in a series we’re calling the Conference Blog! In this […]

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Conference Blog: Grazing Management for Forage-Livestock Systems

At this year’s Spring Conference, we at OGS decided to set up a handful of volunteers with pen, paper, and the directive to go home after the event and write a post on each class they attended for us to share on the OGS Blog in a series we’re calling the Conference Blog! In this […]

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