Pre-Conference Workshop Details

Friday, September 9th

For Registered Participants:
This page is for those registered for a Pre-Conference Workshops as part of the 3rd Annual Harvest Conference. We look forward to seeing you soon. It should be a fun and information-filled day.

DATE for Friday Workshops
The PRE-CONFERENCE workshops will be held on FRIDAY, September 9th 2016 from 9:30AM-4:30PM with an hour break midday.

LOCATION for Friday Workshops
All pre-conference workshops will take place at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC (about 20 minutes outside of Asheville). Head to the North Entrance of Warren Wilson College to park and check-in.

CHECK-IN for Friday Workshops
Check-in for morning programs will begin 45 minutes before the start of class. Please do not arrive on campus before 8am.

9:30AM-4:30PM The Art of Fermentation with Sandor Katz Sandor Katz Morris Pavilion at Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC
9:30AM-4:30PM Grow Your Way Home: Simple approaches for growing food and restoring abundance to your land Chuck Marsh The Garden Cabin Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC
9:30AM-4:30PM Herbal Apothecary Skills: Take back the home apothecary Melissa Fryar Lower Ransom Fellowship Hall Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

Warren Wilson College Location Photos: PavilionGarden Cabin, Lower Ransom Fellowship Hall

DIRECTIONS & PARKING for Friday Workshops

Warren Wilson College.  Check out the map HERE!

  • There is limited parking at Warren Wilson’s central campus and parking around the garden cabin is restricted to service vehicles only. AMPLE parking is in the Kittredge lot and you must walk to the Pavilion, Fellowship Hall, and Garden Cabin. Please leave enough time for travel plus parking and walking. Warren Wilson College is a tremendously beautiful campus. Enjoy.

TO BRING to Sandor’s Art of Fermentation ONLY: It’s important that you bring these items if you’d like to participate in the hands-on portion of the class. We will NOT be bringing these items for you.

  1. Cutting Board
  2. Knife
  3. Hand Grater
  4. Wide Mouth Quart Jar – pre-washed
  5. Wide Mouth Pint Jar – pre-washed
  6. Wide Mouth Half-Pint Jar – pre-washed

LUNCH for Friday Workshops
You are on your own for lunch on Friday. A break will be provided. If you are in an all-day workshop, below are your lunch options:

Warren Wilson College Lunch Options: Warren Wilson College has dining facilities that will be available to workshop participants for lunch. The cafeteria on the main floor of Gladfelter Student Center offers a wide selection of vegetarian and meat entrees, fresh made salads and dressings, homemade soups and desserts. Gluten and diary-free options are labeled and available. The Cowpie Café, located on the lower level, offers vegan and vegetarian options. Produce and meat from the College garden and farm are served in both locations. Hours: 11:15am-1:00pm; the dining facilities are busiest at noon. Price: $7.50 at both locations. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch or dine off campus at a local restaurant.

Weather in the mountains is very unpredictable. Please come prepared for extremely hot and damp/chilly weather. Make sure to bring water and snacks as needed.

If you become lost or need to contact us on-site, please call Ella at 828.552.4979 or Lee at 828.772.5846.