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Summer Field School Class #6: Beekeeping

Fungirl Farms 19543 Old Jonesboro Rd, Abingdon, Virginia

Debbie Mott grew up on a ranch in Arizona. Her and her husband had a horse ranch in Coeur d’Alene Idaho and now have a farm in Southwest Virginia.” At The Old Virginia Farm & FunGirl Farms, they are growing hay and mushroom as well as raising bees, horses & German Shepherds. During this class, […]


Summer Field School Class #7: Forest Farming

Appalachian Cove Forest Farm and Homestead 2857 Cox Chapel Rd, Duffield, Virginia

Join us at Appalachian Cove Forest Farm & Homestead to learn about Forest Farming with Ryan Huish. Appalachian Cove farmers have been gardening/farming for several decades at various places. At their current location, they steward a forest farm (growing edible, medicinal, and handicraft plants), practice permaculture, no-till, animal rotation, and alley cropping. They also raise […]


Appalachia SustainabiliTEA Launch Party

Spring House 112 Court Street, Abingdon, Virginia

You're Invited! ASD and Appalachian Teas and Botanicals are hosting a brand new tea blend launch party on Saturday, August 13 from 6-8 PM. This event is free and open to the public. All herbs in this new blend will be sourced locally from ASD's Appalachian Harvest Herb Hub™ farmers. Join us for an evening […]


Summer Field School Class #8: Fruit/Apple Orchards

Kelly Ridge Farms 30558 Old Saltworks Road, Meadowview, Virginia

Visit Tumbling Creek Cider Company’s expanding orchards to learn about cider apple varieties, propagation, planting, maintenance and how to re-establish the apple industry in our region. We’ll tour the Old Orchard where we are rejuvenating 50 year-old trees and have planted many 3 year-old trees, the New Orchard as a high-density trellised system and the […]


2022 Sassafras Moon Herbal Festival & Forest Farming Conference 

Erwin, TN Erwin, Tennessee

2022 Sassafras Moon Herbal Festival & Forest Farming ConferenceSeptember 24th & 25th, 2022Erwin, TN SAT, SEPTEMBER 24: SASSAFRAS MOON HERBAL FESTIVALJoin us in beautiful downtown Erwin, TN for a day of FREE herbal classes and herbal product vendors. Festival runs 9 AM - 3 PM and classes begin at 10 AM. For more details about […]


Fall Farm to Table Supper

Kelly Ridge Farms 30558 Old Saltworks Road, Meadowview, Virginia

Join your friends this fall for an intimate Farm to Table supper....for a great cause! When you purchase tickets for this intimate Farm to Table supper, you'll experience the subtle beauty of Fall in Appalachia. Dine on the grounds of a working cidery/farm in the heart of the Appalachian mountains. You'll be 'where the work […]


Happy Hour at Appalachian Heritage Distillery

Appalachian Heritage Distillery 110 W Laurel Ave, Damascus, Virginia

Join us for Happy Hour at Appalachian Heritage Distillery in Damascus, Virginia, a town where individuality and community go hand in hand. Relax in the new event center while bringing in the first of fall. Purchase tickets here while supplies last: You and your friends will enjoy tasty appetizers made with local ingredients by […]


Valentine’s Day Prix-Fixe at Stormbrew Farm

Stormbrew Farm 25161 Watauga Road, Abingdon, Virginia

Stormbrew Farm and ASD have partnered to bring you a locally-sourced, scratch-made, romantic meal for two. From the beautiful on-farm setting, to the thoughtfully curated menu, to the pouring of the wine...every detail has been considered. 10 couples will enjoy an intimate experience featuring locally sourced ingredients prepared by Stormbrew's team and paired with superb […]


Appalachian Harvest Herb Hub Open House

Appalachian Harvest 280 Boone Trail Road, Duffield, Virginia

The Appalachian Harvest Herb Hub is hosting an open house event! Join us on February 15th between 4 and 6pm at Appalachian Harvest in Duffield, VA. We plan on having a local food vendor available onsite (subject to availability). Come and tour the Herb Hub, ask questions, and receive information on all things herbs!


Seed starting/Propagation Workshop: WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA

Creative Seeds Farm 422 W Glade Street, Glade Spring, Virginia

Dylan and Denita own and operate Creative Seeds Farm. They specialize in growing greens year-round sustainably. They have years of experience and use practices such as companion planting, succession planting, and native plant selection. Dylan and Denita are experts in their field and we will learn so much from them!


Seed starting/Propagation Workshop: Tazewell/Buchanan

Tazewell YMCA 106 Gratton Rd, Tazewell, Virginia

We will be discussing starting seeds indoors and outdoors, how to best care for them, and when to start them at the YMCA garden in Tazewell. 

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