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What: 24th Annual Organic Growers School Spring Conference (Conference FAQs)

Who: For healthy eaters, home growers & farmers

When: March 10-12, 2017

Time: Registration opens at 7:30 AM, classes run from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Conference classes are first come, first served. There is no pre-registration for regular 1.5 hour sessions. Please arrive early to classes to secure your spot in the classroom.

Where: UNC-Asheville, Asheville, NC. DIRECTIONS HERE.

Registration: Register Here now.

Full Weekend: $99 before 1/31, $129 after 1/31/17
Saturday Only: $59 before 1/31, $74 after 1/31/17
Sunday Only: $49 before 1/31, $64 after 1/31/17

Details: The Spring Conference offers practical, regionally-appropriate workshops on organic growing, permaculture, urban farming, and rural living plus a trade show, seed exchange, silent auction, children’s program, and pre-conference, on-farm events. More than 70 sessions per day in themed tracks including Community Food, Cooking, Earthskills, Farmer Beginning, Farmers Intermediate/Advanced, Gardening, Herbs, Livestock, Mushrooms, Permaculture, Pollinators, Poultry, Soils, Sustainable Forestry, Sustainable Living, and More!

The Organic Growers School Spring Conference is a one-of-a-kind event that brings people of all walks of life together for a weekend of learning and networking. Since 1994, the OGS Spring Conference has been the best way to kick-off the season.

The mission of the Spring Conference is to provide down-to-earth, practical advice on growing and sustainable living, while remaining affordable and accessible to anyone wanting to participate. Click the orange buttons to your right to find registration, class schedule, driving directions, and more!

If you’re on our mailing list, you’ll be receiving a brochure in the mail. If you’d like to receive one, please email

Full Weekend Schedule HERE






Class DescriptionsInstructors, Pre-Conference Workshops


Author: OGS

Organic Growers School is a non-profit organization providing organic education since 1993. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and support people in our region to farm, garden, and live organically.

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