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9:00 am

24th Annual Organic Growers School Spring Conference for healthy eaters, home growers, & farmers

March 10 @ 9:00 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm
UNC-Asheville, 1 University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804 United States

Description: The Spring Conference offers practical, regionally-appropriate workshops on organic growing, permaculture, homesteading, 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 Gardening, Soils, Livestock, Primitive Skills, Permaculture, Herbs, Alternative Energy, Sustainable Forestry, Homesteading, Cooking,

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9:30 am

Treating the Farm as an Ecosystem, Workshop with Gabe Brown

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Living Web Farms, 176 Kimzey Rd
Mills River, NC 28759 United States

Gabe Brown, of Brown’s Ranch, is regenerating landscapes for a sustainable future. Learn how Brown’s Ranch, located near Bismarck, ND uses cover crops, zero-till, crop and livestock diversity, pasture recovery, and high density grazing as key tools to increase yield, profit, and efficiency. Their ever evolving, replicable, strategies have significantly improved the mineral and water

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Chickens & You: From Egg to Table, Workshop with Pat Foreman

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
FRANNY’S FARM, 38 Came Sharp Rd
Leicester, NC 28748 United States

Cost: $55 with OGS Spring Conference Weekend Registration, $70 without More Info: http://organicgrowersschool.org/annual-spring-conference/pre-conference-workshops/ Registration: https://organicgrowersschool.org/spring-conference-registration/ Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/103600613453427/ Short Description: Raising chickens is fun, empowering, and assures that your food is grown the way you want it: clean soils, heritage breeds, and with proper and high quality food inputs. Learn everything you need to know

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Treating the Farm as an Ecosystem, Workshop with Gabe Brown

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Living Web Farms, 176 Kimzey Rd
Mills River, NC 28759 United States

Cost: $65 with OGS Spring Conference Weekend Registration, $80 without More Info: http://organicgrowersschool.org/annual-spring-conference/pre-conference-workshops/ Registration: https://organicgrowersschool.org/spring-conference-registration/ Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/321119978258796/ Short Description: Gabe Brown, of Brown’s Ranch, is regenerating landscapes for a sustainable future. Learn how Brown’s Ranch, located near Bismarck, ND uses cover crops, zero-till, crop and livestock diversity, pasture recovery, and high density grazing as

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Beginning Forest Farming–Cultivating Crops Under the Canopy

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station, 74 Research Drive
Mills River, 28759

Cost: $55 with OGS Spring Conference Weekend Registration, $70 without More Info: http://organicgrowersschool.org/annual-spring-conference/pre-conference-workshops/ Registration: https://organicgrowersschool.org/spring-conference-registration/ Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/180907365647890/ Short Description: Most farms and homesteads in Western NC and the Southern Appalachians contain forested land. Forest farming is a practice of cultivating medicinal, edible, decorative, and handicraft crops under a forest canopy. Due to an ever-increasing

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Beginning Forest Farming–Cultivating Crops Under the Canopy

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station, 74 Research Drive
Mills River, 28759

Most farms and homesteads in Western NC and the Southern Appalachians contain forested land. Forest farming is a practice of cultivating medicinal, edible, decorative, and handicraft crops under a forest canopy. Due to an ever-increasing market (one billion dollars annually in the US and rising), forest-based production can contribute to the financial equation for regional

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1:30 pm

Treating the Farm as an Ecosystem

March 10 @ 1:30 pm
Living Web Farms (Grandview), 220 Grandview Lane
Hendersonville, NC 28791 United States

Soil, water, and sunlight. It is from these resources that all life develops. It is also from these resources that farmers make their living. And in order to ensure both our current success and the sustainability of future generations, we must regenerate our landscapes. Learn about how Brown’s Ranch, located near Bismarck, ND uses cover

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