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Sassafras Moon Herbal Festival and Forest Farming Conference
September 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Sassafras Moon Festival begins at 9 am and ends at 3 pm. Hour-long classes beginning at 10am along three tracks that attendees can choose from, how to start an herbal business, demystifying myths about plant-based medicinals, and the health benefits of mushrooms. Vendors will also offer their herbal products during the festival. The sold-out Forest Farming Conference on Sunday, September 25th, is for those who are just getting started in forest farming or looking to ramp up their production of herbs or vegetables to bring to market. The day-long sessions will include a field trip to a forest farm. The event is in partnership with the Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition (ABFFC) and Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD). This is a ticketed event to be held rain or shine.
Join 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.
*If inclement weather, check here for updates on cancellation.
Whether you’re just getting started with forest farming, or looking to ramp up production for market, this conference has something for everyone. Join us for a day of classes and nearby field sessions offered in partnership with the Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition (ABFFC) and Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD). This is a ticketed event, held rain or shine! Registration now open – buy tickets at: https://www.appalachianforestfarmers.org/sassyfest
COVID-19 is an ever evolving global pandemic. As such, we will follow Center for Disease Control and/or Tennessee Department of Health guidelines for COVID-19 at the time of the event.
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