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The Organic Growers School Blog
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Earth Day Film & Panel Discussion What: Seed, The Untold Story Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 Earth Day Time: Doors open at 5:30, Film starts at 7:00. Panel discussion to follow the movie. Location: The Boardroom (2nd floor) at Lenoir Rhyne, Asheville Campus, 36...read more
by Jenna Bailey In less than two weeks now, I’ll attend my first Organic Growers School Spring Conference in Asheville, NC (and visit Asheville for the first time!). After a budding (pun intended) interest in gardening arose, I moved from my home in Louisville, KY to...read more
Click here to view a PDF of the Spring Conference schedule. The schedule is designed for 15+ options in each time slot, in part because the class-sizes are limited. Classes are first come first serve. If the class you desire is full, move on to your next choice....read more
In the land of sustainable agriculture diversity is king. Many small farmers in Southern Appalachia hedge their bets and grow for variety, rather than stake their annual income on the success of a single crop. By branching out into new markets, they can insure against...read more