Organic Growers School: Spring Conference

Spring Conference Overview

2018 details coming soon! Stay tuned.

The dates are already set: Friday through Sunday, March 9–11, 2018. We’ll be posting updated information in late Fall 2017.

What: 25th Annual Organic Growers School Spring Conference (Conference FAQs)

Who: For healthy eaters, home growers & farmers

When: March 9-11, 2018

Time: Registration opens at 7:30 AM, classes run from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Conference classes are first come, first served. There is no pre-registration for regular 1.5 hour sessions. Please arrive early to classes to secure your spot in the classroom.

Where: UNC-Asheville, Asheville, NC. DIRECTIONS HERE.

Registration will open December 15, 2017.

Full Weekend: $99 before 1/31, $129 after 1/31/18
Saturday Only: $59 before 1/31, $74 after 1/31/18
Sunday Only: $49 before 1/31, $64 after 1/31/18

Highlights: Special Guest Speakers and Pre-Conference Workshops

Details: The Spring Conference offers practical, regionally-appropriate workshops on organic growing, permaculture, urban farming, and rural living plus a trade show, seed exchange, silent auction, children’s program, and pre-conference, on-farm events. More than 70 sessions per day in themed tracks including Community Food, Cooking, Earthskills, Farmer Beginning, Farmers Intermediate/Advanced, Gardening, Herbs, Livestock, Mushrooms, Permaculture, Pollinators, Poultry, Soils, Sustainable Forestry, Sustainable Living, and More!

The Organic Growers School Spring Conference is a one-of-a-kind event that brings people of all walks of life together for a weekend of learning and networking. Since 1994, the OGS Spring Conference has been the best way to kick-off the season.

The mission of the Spring Conference is to provide down-to-earth, practical advice on growing and sustainable living, while remaining affordable and accessible to anyone wanting to participate. Click the orange buttons to your right to find registration, class schedule, driving directions, and more!

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