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: USDA-NIFA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, Grant #2016-70017-25341, USDA Rural Business Development Program, Community Foundation of WNC, Polk County Community Foundation, CLIF Bar Family Foundation, New Belgium Brewing, Simply Organic 1%. Our Growth Partners (year-round program support) are: Carolina Farm Credit, French Broad Food Coop, Mountain Rose Herbs, Earth Tools, Biltmore Company, Red Moon Herbs, Living Web Farms, and Chelsea Green Publishing. Our Media Sponsors are Hendersonville Community Co-op, and WNCW.