The Harvest Conference is an educational event that offers affordable classes on organic growing and sustainable living. The 6th annual Harvest Conference takes place on September 6 & 7, 2019 at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC, a small selection of 1-day workshops taught by outstanding guest speakers. Each day-long workshop is independent. Take a workshop with any instructor on Friday and/or Saturday; receive a discount for registering for both days.

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Wild Edibles & Mushroom Families with Luke Cannon


What
Friday 9/6
: Wonderful Wild Foods of the Southern Appalachians
Saturday 9/7: Marvelous Mushroom Families of the Southeast

Each day-long workshop is independent. Take a workshop with any instructor on Friday and/or Saturday; receive a discount for registering for both days.

When
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019
9:30am–4:30pm both days

Where
Outdoor Pavilion
Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

How Much
$70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday)
$125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference

Instructor
Luke Cannon

Do-it-Yourself Herbal Medicine Making with Noelle Fuller


What
Friday 9/6
: Tinctures, Teas, and Oil for your Home Medicine Cabinet
Saturday 9/7: Cooking with Herbs

Each day-long workshop is independent. Take a workshop with any instructor on Friday and/or Saturday; receive a discount for registering for both days.

When
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019
9:30am–4:30pm both days

Where
Lower Fellowship Hall
Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

How Much
$70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday)
$125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference

Instructor
Noelle Fuller

Hemp Farming with Green Heffa Farms


What
Friday 9/6
: Growing Hemp at Any Scale!
Saturday 9/7: Understanding the Hemp Industry

Each day-long workshop is independent. Take a workshop with any instructor on Friday and/or Saturday; receive a discount for registering for both days.

When
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019
9:30am–4:30pm both days

Where
Cannon Lounge or Jenson
Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

How Much
$70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday)
$125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference

Forest Farming with James Geoffrey Steen


What
Friday 9/6
: Agroforestry & Silvopasture
Saturday 9/7: Forest Gardening

Each day-long workshop is independent. Take a worskhop with any instructor on Friday and/or Saturday; receive a discount for registering for both days.

When
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019
9:30am–4:30pm both days

Where
Garden Cabin
Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

How Much
$70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday)
$125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference

Scholarships Offered:

NC Rural Center’s Rural Food Business Assistance Project, is offering full scholarships to attend the 6th Annual Organic Growers School Harvest Conference for anyone engaged in a rural small business (or planning such a business) related to food or farming AND who live in certain counties in NC. You must also register with the NC Rural Center to qualify (click here for details). Scholarships cover the full two day conference (in whatever combination of workshops you take). Scholarship does not cover lunch. Check them out. If you qualify, they will register you directly on our site and pay for it! 

For more information on this program, please contact Sera Deva, Farmer Programs Associate & Conference Coordinator at farmer-programs@organicgrowersschool.org