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28th Annual Spring Conference

Online, March 13-21, 2021

Practical, Affordable, Accessible

The Spring Conference is a one-of-a-kind event that offers workshops on organic growing and sustainable living. Our mission is to provide down-to-earth, practical advice while remaining affordable and accessible.

This year we are going virtual and the conference will be accessible to more people than ever before!  Attendees will learn how to farm, garden and live organically through 11 tracks and more than 30 workshops.  

You can access the conference LIVE! and for up to 3 months after the event!

2021 Conference Schedule


March 13, 2021 – Kick-off LIVE! Event

Three live Keynote Talks
Teaser videos for our 11 Themed Tracks
Lunchtime Entertainment
A live Q&A with our Keynote speakers
A video social with other attendees
Access to our Exhibit Hall

View Kick-off LIVE! Event Schedule


March 14-19, 2021 – Track Workshops

View 3 pre-recorded hourlong workshops in each of 11 Themed Tracks:

Cherokee Food
Food Systems
Sustainable Living

View our Speaker Line-Up and Workshop Descriptions. Track videos will be released at 8am on 3/14, 3/16 & 3/18.


March 20-21, 2021 – LIVE! Track Panel Discussion Sessions

Join a live Panel Discussion with each speaker from the Track workshops
Interact directly with panelists during the live Q & A portion

We will be using the Whova Virtual Event Platform to host the conference.




We have a variety of options to fit your budget. This is an incredible opportunity to access ALL conference classes at an affordable rate.

PLUS: Every $5 you donate earns you one entry in our giveaway raffle.
Enter to win prizes like gift cards and consultations with sustainability experts!

Live Kick-off only – $20
Single day, no Track access

Single Track – $50
Live Kick-off event, the Track of your choice, and Live Track Panel Discussion

2+ Tracks – $40 per track
Live Kick-off event, the Tracks of your choice, and Live Track Panel Discussions

Full Event – $175
Live Kick-off event, ALL Tracks, and ALL Live Track Panel Discussions

NOTE: You can access the conference LIVE! and for up to 3 months after the event!

Please know that our registration fees for programs do NOT cover our operating expenses. As a 501c3 nonprofit, we rely on donations and other funding to keep providing stellar services to the community. Consider giving over and above your registration fee to support sustainable agriculture education in the Southern Appalachians.

2021 Spring Conference Sponsors