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Date & Location: June 5th, 2022, in Leicester, NC, 2-6 pm.
Tour Thatchmore Farm’s ingenious use of forested land into diverse agricultural opportunities that include mushroom, timber, and energy sources for greenhouse use. Hands-on work showing nursery cuttings and propagation of woodland species.
Organic Growers School offers this series of forest farm tours and workshops in partnership with the Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition (ABFFC). ABFFC is dedicated to increasing opportunities for farmers and forestland owners in Appalachia and beyond. Join the ABFFC coalition to become part of the movement! For more information, please visit the ABFFC homepage for the event.
Note: Once you register, you will receive specific farm tour information and directions before the event. You may register for individual events or all three for a discounted price – the discounted event bundle is linked on the ABFFC page.
These tours will be on farms and include walking in hilly and forested areas. Please let us know if you have any specific needs or accommodations in this regard.
Carrie Moran is the Director of Systems & Communications. They hold a Masters of Library and Information Science from Drexel University, and their professional background is in the world of academic libraries. During their library career, they focused on using empathetic user experience design methods to create safe spaces for people to learn, both in person and online. In addition to their work at OGS, they are a co-owner of Harmonize Your Health, a holistic wellness company whose mission is to introduce their community and clients to a variety of healing modalities that are aligned with respect for our bodies and this beautiful planet we live on.