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11:00 am

Passive Solar Greenhouse Tours

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
M R Gardens, 441 Onteora Blvd.
Asheville, NC 28803 United States

Tour M R Gardens’ 800-square-foot passive solar greenhouse, where we grow high quality plants as sustainably as possible without supplemental heat throughout the winter. On unseasonably hot days, manual vents keep the greenhouse ideal growing temperatures without high-powered exhaust fans. The 40 minute tours are offered on a sliding scale with a minimum of $5

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1:00 pm

Growing Ginseng & Goldenseal

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eagle Feather Organic Farm, 300 Indigo Bunting Lane
Marshall, NC 28753 United States

The Southern Appalachian School for Growing Medicinal Plants is presenting a Growing Ginseng & Goldenseal workshop with Robert Eidus. Come join us as we explore goldenseal and ginseng in a forest environment as the plants come up this spring. We will explore a rich Appalachian hardwood cove where these plants live and see “baby” ginseng. The

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5:00 pm

GRO Fest: A Music Festival to Support Farmers

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for GRO Fest 2017: A Music Festival to Support Farmers! Featuring performances by Aaron Burdett, Letters to Abigail, Bald Mountain Boys, and more. Come enjoy local food, drinks, and tunes at Harmon Dairy, one of the oldest and largest preserved pieces of farmland in Polk County, NC. Tickets can be purchased at http://growrural.org/grofest.

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