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Food Policy Briefing: New Cottage Food Law Went into Effect June 1, 2014

by Admin on Jun 6, 2014
By Kristin Woods, ACES Regional Extension Agent Locally grown and produced food is becoming more and more popular across Alabama. Farmers markets have provided small food producers and home processors greater economic opportunity. Because of the costs of meeting food regulations, in many cases the markets have provided the only...

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ASAN Summer 2014 Newsletter

by Alice Evans on Jun 5, 2014
Posted in: Newsletters
Check out the Summer issue of the ASAN print newsletter (published quarterly)!! Click here to see a PDF. ...

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Job Opportunities - EAT South, AARP-Alabama, Cahaba Environmental Center, and Bay Area Food Bank

by Admin on May 21, 2014
Posted in: Farming Topics, Alerts
FOOD/FARMING/ENVIRONMENTAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN ALABAMA: * EAT South in Montgomery is hiring two AmeriCorps VISTA positions, one in communications/marketing/social media and one for the River Region Food Policy Council. For more info go to EAT South's Facebook page. * AARP Alabama is hiring an AmeriCorps VISTA for their...

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2014 Farmers Market Season is Upon Us!

by Admin on May 6, 2014
Many farmers markets around the state have already opened, and many more will open in the coming weeks. We've compiled the following list of our members' favorite farmers markets around the state and their 2014 opening days -- find one near you! Do you have a favorite Alabama farmers market that's...

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Join ASAN for a Potluck in Your Community!

by Admin on Mar 18, 2014
Are you a farmer, gardener, or lover of sustainably and locally grown food? You are invited to join the Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network for one of our community potlucks, being held throughout the state in the month of April! Get to know other folks in your community who are growing,...

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