Alternative Crops ~ Herbs ~ Organics ~ Specialty Crops ~ Vegetables
Upcoming 2016 Event Schedule – Hope to see you there!
February 10-11, 2016
Winter Vegetable Conference
Join us for the annual vegetable conference for western North Carolina. Here regional specific information on growing and marketing commercial vegetables will be presented. Note: the conference will be in a brand new location this year and will be held back-to-back with the NC Apple Conference. jeanine Davis will update growers on growing spring and fall broccoli in western North Carolina. This event is sponsored by the NC Tomato Growers Association with educational programming arranged by the NC Cooperative Extension Service. For more information visit this webpage.
March 4-5, 2016
South Atlantic Hops Conference
Formally known as the NC-VA Hops Conference, our influence is expanding so we changed the name. Join us for a day of hop yard and brewery tours followed by a day packed full of educational sessions on all aspects of growing, processing, and selling hops in this non-traditional region of the country. For more information and to register, visit this Eventbrite page
March 11-13, 2016
Organic Growers School Spring Event
Mark your calendars now so you won't miss this favorite event for organic gardeners and farmers. Jeanine Davis will be speaking on woodland herb production. Check back to the website often for more information.
July 22-24, 2016
Wild Herb Weekend
Valle Cruis, NC
This is the annual conference for the NC Herb Association. It is a wonderful educational event for commercial growers, herbalist, herb enthusiasts, herbal cooks, and anyone interested in culinary, medicinal, and aromatic herbs. This small conference is held at a beautiful historic conference center the high mountains of western North Carolina. Check the webpage for updates.
Dr. Jeanine Davis
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759
Phone: 828.684.3562 ~ Fax: 828.684.8715
Maintained by: Bryan A. Konsler
Updated October 30, 2015 by Jeanine Davis.