Asheville, NC – The 6th Annual Harvest Conference is an educational event hosted by Organic Growers School (OGS), a 501c3 nonprofit offering affordable classes on organic growing and sustainable living. The conference takes place Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7, 2019 from 9:30AM to 4:30PM (both days) at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC and features four 2-day workshops with outstanding guest speakers.

The four workshops being offered, each in a double 1-day stand-alone format, are as follows:

Wild Edibles & Mushroom Families with Luke Cannon
Friday 9/6: Wonderful Wild Foods of the Southern Appalachians
Saturday 9/7: Marvelous Mushroom Families of the Southeast

Do-it-Yourself Herbal Medicine Making with Noelle Fuller
Friday 9/6: Tinctures, Teas, and Oil for your Home Medicine Cabinet
Saturday 9/7: Cooking with Herbs

Hemp Farming with Green Heffa Farms
Friday 9/6: Growing Hemp at Any Scale!
Saturday 9/7: Understanding the Hemp Industry

Forest Farming with James Geoffrey Steen
Friday 9/6: Agroforestry & Silvopasture
Saturday 9/7: Forest Gardening

The day-long workshops are all independent. Participants can sign up for a workshop with any instructor on Friday and/or Saturday and they receive a discount for registering for both days. The cost for one day only is $70 (either Friday or Saturday) and $125 for both days.

For more information and to register, visit or email [email protected], or call 828.214.7833.

About Organic Growers School:
The Harvest Conference is organized annually by Organic Growers School, a 501(c)3 non-profit. OGS is the premiere provider of practical and affordable organic education in the Southern Appalachians, building a vibrant food and farming community by boosting the success of organic home growers and farmers in the Western North Carolina (WNC) region. Since 1993, OGS’ hands-on training, workshops, conferences, and partnerships have strengthened each grower’s move towards sustainability and have reinforced WNC’s role as a regional leader in organic growing.