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We provide quality gardening education, ideas for inspiration, and connections to other growers in our region.

Farming takes courage, dedication and time. We offer a path to success for emerging and expanding growers by providing training and assistance during the start-up years.

Our classes, workshops, and services will inspire you, build your confidence, and support you in creating your sustainable life.

Inspiring, educating, and supporting people to farm, garden, and live organically.

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The Organic Growers School Blog

Your source for articles on growing and agriculture news, information about our programs and upcoming events, and tips and pointers for farmers, growers, homesteaders, and eaters of all shapes and sizes.

Farmscaping and Beneficial Insects with Patryk Battle, Living Web Farms

Farmscaping is an ecological approach to designing and managing farm landscapes to achieve a specific purpose. Increasing and managing biodiversity can be done to provide harborage and sustenance to beneficial organisms such as insects, birds and bats, for instance. When asked to share what he knows about “companion planting” and supporting beneficial insects, Pat Battle responded that farmscaping is his preferred approach.

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THE EARTH CHARTER

We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one Earth community with a common destiny. We must join together to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace. Towards this end, it is imperative that we, the peoples of Earth, declare our responsibility to one Another, to the greater community of life, and to future generations.

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