Programs and Resources for Farmers

Organic Growers School’s programs provide a forum for farmers to build strong peer-to-peer networks for skill sharing, problem solving, and mentoring for success.

Apprentice Link Banner: Connecting mentors and apprentices in Western North Carolina. Search for opportunities and resources!
CRAFT: Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training
Farm Beginnings: Year-long farmer training.
Farm Dreams: A Day of Exploration for Dreamers
Farm Pathways: A partnership between Organic Growers School, WNC Farm Link, and Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy that provides training, networking, and farmland access.
Farming Resources Banner: Useful information, resources, tools, and support organizations for organic and sustainable farmers in the Southern Appalachians.

OGS Farmer Programs are made possible by our farmer network and funding in part by Carolina Farm Credit, Community Foundation of WNC, CLIF Bar Family Foundation, French Broad Food Co-op, New Belgium Brewing, Organic Valley - Farmers Advocating for Organic Farming, Simply Organic 1%, and by the USDA-NIFA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, Grant #2016-70017-25341. Read more about Farmer Programs' Funding Partners here.