Upcoming events and things to do in Asheville, NC. Below is a list of events for festivals, concerts, art exhibitions, group meetups and more.

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Jul 31 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Sunday, August 1, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Aug 1 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Monday, August 2, 2021
Organic Growers School Gardening Series Fall Classes
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Online w/ Organic Growers School
fall pumpkins

 

Topics: Crops for Fall, Low Tunnel Construction, Winter Gardening, Planning for next year’s garden:  Cover Cropping, Double Digging, Sheet Mulching

Saturday, August 7, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Aug 7 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Sunday, August 8, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Aug 8 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Saturday, August 14, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Aug 14 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Sunday, August 15, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Aug 15 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Saturday, August 21, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Aug 21 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Sunday, August 22, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Aug 22 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Saturday, August 28, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Aug 28 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Sunday, August 29, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Aug 29 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Saturday, September 4, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Sep 4 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Sunday, September 5, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Sep 5 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Friday, September 10, 2021
Black Mountain Fall Garden Sale
Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Monte Vista Hotel

Get ready for fall planting and holiday decorating by attending the Black Mountain Fall Garden Sale. This sale will feature trees, shrubs, native plants, perennials, and ornamental grasses. Get ahead of the holidays and pre-order holiday greenery. This gardener’s event will have specialty plant vendors, raffles, food, and drinks. We look forward to seeing you on Friday, Sept. 10, 3 to 7 pm and Saturday, Sept. 11, 9 to 4 pm on the grounds of the Monte Vista Hotel, 308 W. State Street. This event is sponsored by the Black Mountain Beautification Committee, blackmountainbeautification.org. Let us help you create the garden of your dreams!

Saturday, September 11, 2021
Black Mountain Fall Garden Sale
Sep 11 all-day
The Monte Vista Hotel

Get ready for fall planting and holiday decorating by attending the Black Mountain Fall Garden Sale. This sale will feature trees, shrubs, native plants, perennials, and ornamental grasses. Get ahead of the holidays and pre-order holiday greenery. This gardener’s event will have specialty plant vendors, raffles, food, and drinks. We look forward to seeing you on Friday, Sept. 10, 3 to 7 pm and Saturday, Sept. 11, 9 to 4 pm on the grounds of the Monte Vista Hotel, 308 W. State Street. This event is sponsored by the Black Mountain Beautification Committee, blackmountainbeautification.org. Let us help you create the garden of your dreams!

Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Sep 11 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Sunday, September 12, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Sep 12 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Saturday, September 18, 2021
Want to farm? 12-Month, Farmer-Led Training Program
Sep 18 all-day
In person and hybrid

Organic Growers School

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.
Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.
Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.
Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
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Applications open now, due by September 18th

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is approved by the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) as an Education Vendor. As a Farm Beginnings® Graduate, your training counts as a year of farm management experience when you apply for a farmland loan through the Farm Service Agency.

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Saturday, October 9, 2021
Homegrown Dreams Workshop
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Creekside Farm

homegrown dreams

 Homegrown Dreams is a  one-day, entry-level workshops to help you plan out and maximize the usage of your land.
Homegrown Dreams is geared toward folks interested in land-based living.
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Seed Saving 101 In Person
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
TBD

Sliding Scale $10-30
Register here: https://organicgrowersschool.org/gardeners/seed-saving/

Knowing how to save our own seed is an important and fun skill that anyone can learn how to do, and make part of one’s current garden plans. Seed Saving is an accessible craft that can actually make you a better gardener by helping you understand the full life cycle of plants and botany. Learn why, how, and when to save seeds; with a focus on harvesting and processing for viability, good germination, and storage. This class will include demonstrations on low tech seed processing methods.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Organic Growers School Cuba Agroecology Tour
Nov 30 – Dec 9 all-day
Organic Growers School

Join OGS for a Tour of Cuba’s Sustainable Farms

 

Learn from farmers and food activists about Cuba’s transition to agroecological farming practices and its national policies that prioritize sustainable farming and hunger remediation.

Connect with farmers, consumers, activists, NGOs, policymakers, and experts working to transform the global food system.

Acquire the knowledge and strategies to create just, sustainable, local, and healthy food systems in your own communities.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Organic Growers School Cuba Agroecology Tour
Jan 4 – Jan 13 all-day
Organic Growers School

Join OGS for a Tour of Cuba’s Sustainable Farms

 

Learn from farmers and food activists about Cuba’s transition to agroecological farming practices and its national policies that prioritize sustainable farming and hunger remediation.

Connect with farmers, consumers, activists, NGOs, policymakers, and experts working to transform the global food system.

Acquire the knowledge and strategies to create just, sustainable, local, and healthy food systems in your own communities.