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Phone (828) 692-0385 . 611 N. Church Street, Suite 101 . Hendersonville, NC 28792

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Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. Join us to help protect water quality, promote better environmental public policies, educate on green energy and sustainability and advocate recycling. Read about ALL volunteer opportunities here. Contact ECO NOW to volunteer! LEARN MORE ABOUT our four mission-area committees: Energy, Green Infrastructure, Recycling, Water Quality.

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Sustainability Workshops

Aiming to explore possible options for residents who want to learn more about environmentally-sound practices, ECO offers workshops led by area experts, each month throughout this year, on a wide range of sustainable living topics.

There is a $15 registration fee per attendee for each workshop. Additional material fees MAY apply. For more information call 828-692-0385


2014 Workshops!

ECO’s Sustainable Living Workshops Will Focus on Edible Gardens for 2014

ECO’s Sustainable Living Workshops and the Home Tour are taking on a new, exciting focus in 2014 by highlighting edible gardens as well as green home features.  Coordinating the workshops and tour will provide more opportunities for the community to learn and see sustainable practices in their source of food. The workshops will be sequenced to follow the gardening cycle from winter through spring, summer and fall.  The Tour will be held August 9, 2014 to showcase what homeowners have done with their gardens. Workshops require advanced registration and cost $15 per person. Grab your seat online at or by phone at 828-692-0385.

ECO Sustainable Living Workshops for February and March 2014

2014 Workshops

  • Aquaponics

Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 3-4:30pm at Asheville Aquaponics located:  4021 Haywood Rd., Mills River, NC.  Owner Cliff Jagger will teach about this unique, self-sustainable method for growing food using waste from fish to fertilize tiers of aquatic plants.

  • Creating an Edible Landscape

Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 10am-12:30pm, on-site location TBA upon registration. Join local permaculture designer Chuck Marsh in an open consultation on transforming a conventional Hendersonville yard into an abundant and thriving edible, energy and water conserving home landscape. Rain or shine.

  • Wild Plant Walk

Saturday, June 14, 2014 Time TBD. Outdoor, on-site location TBA upon registration. Taught by local wild edibles expert Michele Skeele. Learn about edible wild plants that grow all around us in our yards, forests, and fields.  Also learn the plants to avoid when foraging.

Watch for announcements of workshops for the rest of 2014!


Previous Sustainability Workshop Materials

For presentation on Backyard Orchards, click here.
For Water Rams Manual, click here.

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