Lori Burra and Rich Steinhoff graduated from OGS’s Farm Beginnings® , OGS’ year-long farmer business training program, in 2016. They are the co-owners of Greenheart Gardens, a medicinal herb farm and business in Candler. This is an overview of their operations.
CRAFT Twilight Tour – May 4, 2017 No Taste Like Home & Glorious Forest Farm — Foraging & Forest Farming More than 15 participants braved a drizzly evening to attend the first Twilight CRAFT Tour of the year about Foraging & Forest
CRAFT Farm Tour – April 30, 2017 Grassroots Farm & Dairy – Apprentice Orientation: Transitioning from Apprentice to Farmer. Each year, the OGS CRAFT network facilitates an Apprentice Orientation designed to address the topic of transitioning from apprentice to farmer.
Gabe Brown was a big hit a the 24th Annual OGS Spring Conference on March 10-12, 2017. Gabe is a nationally-recognized innovator of cover crop cocktails in no-till grain and livestock production systems. Gabe shared what he has learned over
February 2, 2017 – CRAFT Farmer Round Table – “How to Not Spend Money, A Percentage Comparison” – Facilitated by Cedar Johnson & Ben McCann of Goldfinch Gardens What is a Farmer Round Table? They are open, farmer to farmer discussions geared toward a specific advanced farming topic, facilitated by one of our
January 19, 2017 – CRAFT Farmer Round Table – Rates & Techniques – Facilitated by Jamie Davis of A Way of Life Farm What is a Farmer Round Table? They are open, farmer to farmer discussions geared toward a specific advanced farming topic, facilitated by one of our own CRAFT members. It’s a
Along with the crisp fall air, October brought in OGS’ second year of Farm Beginnings, a year-long farmer training course for new & beginning farmers. We have settled into our new classroom at Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy’s incubator farm with