Classes & Events

We invite farmers, backyard gardeners, food-lovers, students, and anyone with an appetite for learning to join us for our 2020 workshops. Allegheny Mountain Institute workshops provide the opportunity to learn hands-on from local experts and ask all of your gardening and food questions. Join us for fun-filled learning at the AMI at Augusta Health Farm in Fishersville, VA and our Allegheny Mountain Farm campus in Highland County, VA.

For questions and inquiries about AMI workshops and classes, please contact:

Augusta County -

Highland County -

For Farmers

Classes and Workshops to help you succeed, from seed to sale, and everything in between.

For Foodies

Tips, tastings, recipes, nutrition and more. If you love food as much as we do, welcome!

For Young Sprouts

Fun and learning for growing up green. Guaranteed to get little hands into soil and on real food.

For Green Thumbs

Join a community of gardeners who understand. We're with you all season long to keep growing.

Class and Event Calendar

For Farmers

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Navigating Food Safety Requirements for Farmers

February 6, 2020

High Tunnels I: Hot Crops

June 2, 2020


Soil Management Principles

June 17, 2020

Cover Cropping

September 22, 2020

High Tunnels II: Season Extension

October 6, 2020

For Foodies and Homesteaders

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Fresh Mozzerella Making and Stretching at Newtown Baking

January 26, 2020

Canning for Beginners

July 2020

Fermentation 101

June 16, 2020

Local Food Sourcing

August 24, 2020

Sourdough Success

October 4, 2020


For Young Sprouts

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Natural Crafts

Postponed - Date TBA

Art in the Garden

Postponed - Date TBA


Food Science for Young Chefs

Postponed - Date TBA


For Green Thumbs

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Planning and Planting your Garden

March 24, 2020

Ergonomics in the Garden

April 9, 2020

Gardening Small

April 28, 2020

Water Conservation & Harvesting

May 12, 2020

Your Garden Year: Preservation & Storage

May 27, 2020

Growing and Arranging Flowers

July 18, 2020

Compost Made Simple

Postponed - Date TBA


August 19, 2020

Allegheny Mountain Institute

PO Box 542,

Staunton, VA 24402 


AMI at Augusta Health


Fishersville, VA

Allegheny Farm Campus 


Hightown, VA