Organic Gardening

Learn how to use natural, organic gardening methods to grow the freshest food in your own garden.

Urban Backyard Farming for Profit

By Curtis Stone

These four urban farming business plans show how you can start a gardening business in your backyard and earn a profit on a half acre or less. Learn which customers to target, the most profitable vegetables to grow, and how to design the most efficient planting system.

Documentary ‘Seed: The Untold Story’

By Shelley Stonebrook

Filmmakers Taggart Siegel and Jon Betz have released a new documentary about the loss of global seed diversity and what we can do about it.

A Farm of Her Own

By Natasha Bowens

Believing her son’s leukemia was directly related to the chemically treated fields she worked in, Nelida set out to start her own organic farm.

Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance Offers Seed School

By Rebecca Martin

Want to learn about seed saving, heirloom seed varieties and much more? Consider attending Seed School at the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance.


3 Rare Root Crops: Growing Crosnes, Salsify and Skirret

By William Woys Weaver

Learn about growing crosnes, salsify and skirret in your home garden, plus get tips for incorporating these root crops into your cooking.

How to Grow Wine Cap Mushrooms

By David and Kristin Sewak

Discover a simple way to grow wine cap mushrooms in your garden this spring and summer.

25 Best Plants to Grow in the Veggie Garden

By Sharon Astyk

Wondering what the best plants to grow in your vegetable garden are? Sharon Astyk shares her best bets.

Market Gardening: How to Make a Living on 1.5 Acres

By Jean-Martin Fortier

Learn from the experience of a seasoned farmer and you will be able to grow a successful market gardening career on less acreage than you ever thought possible.

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Aug. 5-6, 2017
Albany, Ore.

Discover a dazzling array of workshops and lectures designed to get you further down the path to independence and self-reliance.