Resources for Farmers

We’re so happy you’ve decided to host a farm apprentice, and we’re here to help you along the way! Is your farm…

  • actively engaged in the Southern Appalachian community,
  • using organic and/or sustainable production methods (certifications are not required), and
  • dedicated to training new farmers by providing education as a pinnacle element of your apprenticeship program?

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OGS Farmer Programs are made possible by our farmer network and our funding partners: CLIF bar Family Foundation, Southern Sustainable Agriculture, Research and Education UNFI Foundation, WNC Bridge Foundation, Harry Chapin Foundation, Walnut Cove, New Visions, and USDA Rural Development. Our Growth Partners (year-round program support) are: Carolina Farm Credit, Earth Tools, Buchi,  Living Web Farms, Gaia Herbs and Chelsea Green Publishing. Our Media Sponsors are WNCW, Asheville FM and BPR. .