Alternative Crops ~ Herbs ~ Organics ~ Specialty Crops ~ Vegetables
April 25, 2012
Piedmont Farm School
Learn about mushrooms, hops, and other specialty crops at this one day school put on by the county Cooperative Extension personnel. Jeanine Davis from NCSU will be speaking on hops and we will visit a local hops farm. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
June 9-12, 2013
4th Annual American Council for Medicinally Active Plants Conference
University of Massachusetts
This conference is dedicated to the science and education of all medicinally active plants. A wonderful opportunity to present your scientific information and network with colleagues. More information is posted on the organization website.
June 19-23, 2013
13th North American Agroforestry Conference
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
The conference will consist of two days of plenary and concurrent sessions (June 19 and June 21) that will address many aspects of agroforestry. A conference field tour of agroforestry in the Charlottetown area will occur on June 20. Participants who register for the pre-conference tour on June 17-18, will also visit agroforestry sites in New Brunswick. The official language of the conference is English and all oral and poster presentations will be presented in English. Visit the website for more information.
July 22-25, 2013
American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference
Palm Desert, CA
Horticultural scientists from around the world gather at this conference to discuss their latest findings. More information can be found on the website.
July 25-28, 2013
Wild Herb Weekend
Valle Crucis, NC
This is the annual North Carolina Herb Association conference held in a beautiful rustic conference center in the high mountains of western North Carolina. This is a small conference with many hands on learning opportunities. Keynote speakers this year will be Phyllis Light and Mathew Wood. More information will be made available on their website.
October 11-13, 2013
Southeast Women's Herbal Conference
Black Mountain, NC
The largest gathering of it's kind anywhere in the nation! Thousands of herbalists learning, healing, singing, dancing, and eating great food in the beautiful mountains of western NC. Learn more on the website.
November 15-17, 2013
Sustainable Agriculture Conference
If you live in the Carolinas or surrounding states, plan to attend this amazing conference to learn and share about sustainable agriculture. This annual conference is put on by the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. The great thing about this conference is that so many of the presenters are farmers sharing what they have learned from their own farms. More information will be posted on the website.
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 April 3rd, 2013 by Jeanine Davis