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Organic Growers School presents the second Harvest Conference, a fall event featuring all the popularity of the Spring Conference with a focus on the fall growing season, harvesting, canning, growing, gardening, energy, cooking and more…all organically of course. We pride ourselves on bringing you down-to-earth advice on growing and sustainable living, while remaining affordable and accessible.

Dates: September 11th & 12th, 2015
Who: Backyard & Urban Growers, Homesteaders & Gardeners of all stripes, and those interested in self-reliance.
Friday, September 11th: Pre Conference Workshops, both half day & whole day options. Held in VARIOUS LOCATIONS.
Saturday, September 12th: Choose from 26 Workshop classes in 7 tracks, much like the Spring Conference format. Held at AB TECH MAIN CAMPUS, ASHEVILLE.

Same great education—Another great time of year!

For Pre Conference Workshop descriptions click HERE.

For Conference class descriptions click HERE.

For instructor bios click HERE.

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Harvest Conference, Pre-Conference Workshops, both half day & whole day with an all-star teaching staff. Friday workshops will be held at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC (15 minutes from Asheville). Click here for attendance details.

Online Registration is open until 5pm on Thursday, September 10th. If you missed this deadline, you can call 828.772.5846 until 10pm. There is NO on-site registration for workshops.

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Saturday, September 12th, 2015

2015 Harvest Conference schedule is available HERE!

For directions click HERE

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More than 25 workshops for the backyard and homestead grower at the 2nd annual Organic Grower’s School’s Harvest Conference. Saturday classes will be offered at AB Tech Asheville Campus.

Online registration open until 9/10 at 5pm. Onsite registration will be open Saturday morning.


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Ella McCoy

Author: Ella McCoy

Ella McCoy is a graduate of Appalachian State University’s MBA program and a native of Western North Carolina. She grew up reluctantly helping in her family’s garden and was as surprised as everyone else when she developed a passion for food advocacy and farming, while interning with Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture. Since moving to Asheville, Ella has been involved with the Grace Presbyterian Community Garden, OGS, F.E.A.S.T, and as an “unpaid intern” at her partner’s farm. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, beekeeping, photography, and as much reading as possible.

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