Journeying on the way to better farming: OGS Introduces Journeyperson program

Journeying on the way to better farming: OGS Introduces Journeyperson program

A beginning farmer is considered someone who has been farming 10 years or less, but even after the first few years or year 10, farmers continue to need support. Organic Growers School is launching our Journeyperson Program, designed for farmers who have been farming on their own for at least 3 years. This  program will offer specific and tailored support for your farm business, among a cohort of farmer peers who are experiencing many similar struggles.

Why OGS is “Getting Political”

Why OGS is “Getting Political”

Our Black Lives Matter Message We’ve had some responses about our Black Lives Matter message, and in the spirit of education we would like to share the most common one. This question has come from a handful of people in various iterations; unsubscribing from our...
New Leadership at OGS

New Leadership at OGS

Facing a Leadership Change The staff of OGS is facing an internal restructure as a result of a big leadership change. As the Executive Director of OGS for the last 6.5 years, my leaving the organization in June of 2020 has created a leadership hole that needs to be...
BIPOC-led Organizations to give to in NC

BIPOC-led Organizations to give to in NC

We want to amplify the work of BIPOC-led organizations and businesses across our region, and ask for you to support them with your attention and money. During this time, it is NOT helpful to ask people of color what they need or how you can help. Direct financial...
A Farewell Letter from our Executive Director

A Farewell Letter from our Executive Director

Dear OGS Family,  I will be leaving OGS on June 5, 2020 after more than six years in the Executive Director role. I am so very grateful for having had the opportunity to serve the sustainable agriculture community in Western NC and the Southern Appalachians. Our...