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25th Annual Organic Growers School Spring Conference

March 9 @ 9:00 am - March 11 @ 9:00 am
UNC-Asheville, 1 University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804 United States

For healthy eaters, home growers, & farmers -- Join us for our 25th Anniversary! Cost: $59 for Saturday, $49 for Sunday: Early Bird Registration by January 31st. Registration is an additional $15 after January 31st and at the door. Registration: http://organicgrowersschool.org/annual-spring-conference/ Description: The Spring Conference offers practical, regionally-appropriate workshops on organic growing, permaculture, homesteading, urban […]

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Human Health=Soil Health with Dan Kittredge

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station, 455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759

Thriving and diverse gut flora as the key to health is becoming widely known. Science is discovering the vast similarities between the gut and root microbial communities. Their capacity for symbiosis and harmony or depletion and disease is all based how we approach them. When the soil is full of life-supporting probiotics, the food grown […]

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Food for All – Growing our Community as we Grow our Food with Special Guest, Karen Washington

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
UNC-Asheville, 1 University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804 United States

The current food system seems to have been designed for disconnection, marginalization, and fragmentation. Not only are we separated from the land, but also from each other, from our food traditions, and from making decisions that affect our communities. Join Karen for this lively and interactive conversation about food, social and food justice, inclusion, diversity, […]

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The Independent Farmstead Workshop

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

The Independent Farmstead–Smart, Savvy, Scalable Land Stewardship with special guests Beth & Shawn Dougherty In our lifetimes, we’ve seen a significant decline in the home-grown American food community. How did farm families in the past provide nearly all their food needs directly from the farm? And how can we get there again? This full-day workshop, […]

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Reviving the Independent Farmstead

March 9 @ 9:30 am
Living Web Farms (Grandview), 220 Grandview Lane
Hendersonville, NC 28791 United States

In our lifetimes, we’ve seen significant decline in the home-grown American food community. How did farm families in the past provide nearly all their food needs directly from the farm? And how can we get there again? This full-day workshop, with Independent Farmstead authors Beth & Shawn Dougherty, is designed for the forage-based, family-scale, food […]

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