North Carolina
Marshall, NC


Schedule for Robert Eidus and Related Events

Schedule is subject to change. Please check back frequently.

NC Ginseng Association
Visit for details. Seeking members who grow organic wild simulated ginseng for sale. More details here.

Saturday & Sunday, March 11 & 12  
Organic Growers School
University of North Carolina at Asheville: All day for two days with Saturday night activity in Asheville. One day or two day passes, lunch options. Eagle Feather Organic Farm will have a table, stop by. Visit

NEW! Saturday, March 18
Wild American Organic Ginseng Auction

For local traditional herbalists and practitioners. Held from 4 to 6 PM at Fifth Season, 4 S. Tunnel Road in Asheville. Call 828-412-3200 for details.

Wednesday, March 22
CBD and Hemp Oil
Lecture by Robert Eidus, 5:30 p.m.
Held at the Villagers, 278 Haywood Road, Asheville
Call 828-215-9569; visit

Sunday, March 26
Ginseng and Goldenseal plus Other Woodland Medicinals
Class with Robert Eidus, 6:30-8pm. Review the traditional uses of Ginseng and Goldenseal. Learn how to grow ginseng, goldenseal, as well as other medicinal woodland plants and trees. $35 per person.
Held at the Villagers, 278 Haywood Road, Asheville
Call 828-215-9569; visit

April 1, 2017
Eagle Feather Farm Intern Season Begins

Saturday, April 15
Growing Ginseng and Goldenseal Workshop
With Robert Eidus at Eagle Feather Organic Farm in Marshall, NC
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, $80.
Contact: Robert Eidus (828) 649-3536
Full details here.

Saturday, April 22
Earth Day & Eagle Feather Farm Anniversary Celebration
Tree/Plant give-away! Celebrating 23 years of organic growing.

Wednesday, April 26
Marc Williams Class at Eagle Feather Farm

9-5 PM. Marc is an ethnobiologist. He has studied the people, plant, mushroom, microbe interconnection intensively while learning to employ the different kingdoms of biology for food, medicine, and beauty.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday,
May 5, 6 & 7, 2017
Spring Herb Festival
WNC Farmers Market in Asheville, NC. 9 AM to 5 PM Fri. & Sat.; 10 AM to 3 PM Sunday. Look for the North Carolina Ginseng & Goldenseal Co. Booth.
Contact: Andy Reed at

June 29 - July 2
Fire Fly Gathering
, Location TBA.
Robert will lead a class.

July 12-14, 2017
The Future of Ginseng & Forest Botanicals

Symposium presenting current research and documenting critical new information about the conservation, cultivation, and commerce of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) and other Appalachian forest botanicals. Held in Morgantown, West Virginia, at the Waterfront Place Hotel. Visit for details.

Sunday, September 3
A Ginseng Hunt,
with Robert Eidus
Eagle Feather Farm in Marshall, NC
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., $80.
Contact: Robert Eidus (828) 649-3536

October 15
Intern Season Ends; Farm Closes

Saturday, November 11
Organic Ginseng Marketplace

A forum on growing organic American ginseng, with a focus on producing for the domestic and local alternative medicine market. Held from 9 AM to 5 PM at the Madison County Extension Office, 258 Carolina Lane in Marshall, NC. Visit for details.


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 This information provided by: 
North Carolina Ginseng & Goldenseal Company 
Robert A. Eidus, President 
300 Indigo Bunting Lane, Marshall, NC 28753 

(828) 649-3536