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The Harvest Conference is an educational event that offers affordable classes on organic growing and sustainable living. The 6th annual Harvest Conference takes place on September 6 & 7, 2019 at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC, and features a selection of FOUR 2-day workshops taught by outstanding guest speakers. This allows for a deeper dive on a specific topic. You can take a one-day standalone workshop or a two-day with one instructor OR you can even take a one-day workshop with two different instructors.

  1. Wild Edibles & Mushroom Families with Luke Cannon features these two days of standalone workshops:
    • Friday: Wonderful Wild Foods of the Southern Appalachians
    • Saturday: Marvelous Mushroom Families of the Southeast
  2. Do-it-Yourself Medicine Making with Noelle Fuller features these two days of stand-alone workshops:
    • Friday: Tinctures, Teas, and Oil for your Home Medicine Cabinet
    • Saturday: Cooking with Herbs
  3. Hemp Farming with Green Heffa Farms features these two days of standalone workshops:
    • Friday: Growing Hemp at Any Scale!
    • Saturday: Understanding the Hemp Industry
  4. Forest Farming with James Geoffrey Steen features these two days of standalone workshops:
    • Friday: Agroecology & Silvopasture
    • Saturday: Forest Gardening

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Wild Edibles & Mushroom Families with Luke Cannon


What
Friday 9/6
: Wonderful Wild Foods of the Southern Appalachians
Saturday 9/7: Marvelous Mushroom Families of the Southeast
Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor.

When
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019
9:30am–4:30pm both days

Where
Outdoor Pavilion
Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

How Much
$70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday)
$125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference

Instructor
Luke Cannon

Do-it-Yourself Herbal Medicine Making with Noelle Fuller


What
Friday 9/6
: Tinctures, Teas, and Oil for your Home Medicine Cabinet
Saturday 9/7: Cooking with Herbs
Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor.

When
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019
9:30am–4:30pm both days

Where
Lower Fellowship Hall
Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

How Much
$70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday)
$125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference

Instructor
Noelle Fuller

Hemp Farming with Green Heffa Farms


What
Friday 9/6
: Growing Hemp at Any Scale!
Saturday 9/7: Understanding the Hemp Industry
Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor.

When
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019
9:30am–4:30pm both days

Where
Cannon Lounge or Jenson
Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

How Much
$70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday)
$125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference

Forest Farming with James Geoffrey Steen


What
Friday 9/6
: Agroforestry & Silvopasture
Saturday 9/7: Forest Gardening
Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor.

When
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019
9:30am–4:30pm both days

Where
Garden Cabin
Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

How Much
$70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday)
$125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference

For more information on this program, please contact Sera Deva, Farmer Programs Associate & Conference Coordinator at farmer-programs@organicgrowersschool.org

Lee Warren

Author: Lee Warren

Lee Warren has been homesteading and farming for more than 25 years. She is the Executive Director of Organic Growers School and the manager of Imani Farm, a pasture-based cooperative farm in Rutherford County, NC. Lee is also an herbalist, writer, teacher, and food activist, with an avid interest in rural wisdom, sustainable economics, and social justice issues.

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