Are you ready for a career?

Get training for a job that makes a difference
in your community!

Apply for Training Here

Picnic Tables, Raised Beds & More! Outfit Your Backyard and Support Southside Woodworks

Woodworking Studio Crafting Change in Southside Neighborhood

Southside Woodworks Announces Spring Product Line


Launched in 2015 by Green Opportunities employees Eric Howell and Doug Sharkey, Southside Woodworks builds sustainable, handcrafted wooden essentials and custom furniture. Their fully-equipped fine woodworking studio is located in the Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center, situated in the heart of Asheville’s Southside neighborhood.

Read More

Catawba Brewing, Rhubarb & Gaining Ground Farm Team Up for Asheville Beer Week Dinner Benefiting GO Kitchen Ready

Gaining Ground Farm Dinner (3)Gaining Ground Farm Dinner

May 31, 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm, $89


Purchase tickets.


Join Catawba Brewing, Chef Liam Luttrell-Rowland of GO Kitchen Ready, and Chef John Fleer of Rhubarb restaurant on the site where many of Rhubarb’s vegetables are grown for a freshly harvested farm dinner. Five courses of farm fresh food pair with five courses of Catawba’s craft brews and craft beer cocktails.

Read More

GO and Partners to Screen “Can You Dig This”, a Documentary About Urban Farming, on Earth Day

EarthDayFilm_Flyer-page-001PRESS RELEASE

April, 2016



Gillian Scruggs, Program and Outreach Coordinator


For Immediate Release

Asheville, NC: Organic Growers School is teaming up with Bountiful Cities, Green Opportunities, and Asheville GreenWorks for a screening of the recent film “Can You Dig This,” featuring renowned “gangster gardener” Ron Finley. “Can You Dig This” will screen on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2016 at The Boardroom (2nd floor) at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Asheville Campus, 36 Montford Avenue, in Asheville NC.

Read More