Organic Growers School is also offering “Homestead Dreams,” which is a day-long program similar to the Farm Dreams? but geared towards homesteaders and land-based living. The difference is that Farm Dreams is focused on an enterprise model, where income generation is a significant part of the equation.

Dates for Next Farm Dreams Workshops in Asheville: February 4th & April 1, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: AB Tech Small Business Center, 1465 Sand Hill Rd Candler, NC 28715
Bring: Potluck Lunch – Bring a dish to share and we’ll enjoy lunch together. Or, if you would prefer plan to grab lunch at a nearby restaurant in Candler.
Cost: $55
Instructors: Bio’s here.
Why: Read more about farming in WNC

Are you dreaming of starting your own farm? Farm Dreams? is an entry level, five-hour, exploratory workshop designed to help people who are seeking practical, common sense information on whether sustainable farming is the next step for them, and how to move forward. This is a great workshop to attend if you are in the exploratory stages of getting started farming.

Join us to explore the practicalities of your farm dreams. We’ll cover common sense, relevant information to discover if sustainable farming is the next step for you.

  • Learn about sustainable farming careers in Western North Carolina.
  • Discover and assess your resources, skills and farming intentions.
  • Begin to develop an educational plan toward farming.
  • Connect with regional training opportunities and support networks.
  • Prioritize your next steps toward your farming goals.
  • Hear from experienced farmers running successful farms in WNC.

Farm Dreams Registration

  • Are you dreaming of starting your own farm? Join us to explore the practicalities of your farm dreams.

    Learn about sustainable farming careers in Western North Carolina.
    Discover resources, skills and farming intentions.
    Begin to develop a plan towards farming.
    Connect with regional training opportunities and support networks.

    Date:February 4, 2017 OR April 1, 2017
    Time: 10 AM- 4 PM
    Location: AB Tech Small Business Center, 1465 Sand Hill Rd Candler, NC 28715
    Cost: $55

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  • Organic Growers School is a 501c3 non-profit. Our program fees do not cover our expenses. Please consider a tax-deductable donation. We strive to keep this education affordable and accessible. Even still, some folks cannot afford to attend. Please donate any amount to the scholarship fund so that others may receive this education.

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  • Refund Policy:
    Registration for the Organic Growers School classes and workshops is non-refundable. This event will be held rain, snow, or shine. If you are unable to attend for any other reason, we will be happy to send you documentation so that your registration fee can be recorded as a tax-deductible contribution to the ongoing work of the Organic Growers School.

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