2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Jemison

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2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Jemison

December 2, 2015

The Alabama Sustainable Agricultural Network will be hosting the fourth and final event in its series of 2015 Regional Food and Farm Forums at Petals from the Past in Jemison on Wednesday, December 2.

Please pre-register if you plan to attend!  Click here for registration page.

Location:  Petals from the Past, 16034 County Road 29, Jemison, AL  35085

The Forum will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, with a schedule as follows:

Tentative agenda (**subject to change**):
– 8:30-9:00am  Registration
– 9:00-11:00am  Welcome, tour of Petals from the Past guided by Arlie and Jason Powell
– 11am-12pm  Roundtable discussion session 1 (50 mins)
– 12-1:30pm  Lunch
– 1:30-3:30pm  Roundtable discussion sessions 2 & 3 (50 mins each)
– 3:30-4:00  Wrap up

Roundtable discussions are meant to be accessible to folks of all levels of skill and experience.  Topics include (subject to change):
Startup farm business planning
Growing organic grains
Pastured pork production
Horticultural therapy
High tunnel production
Meat processing – barriers and opportunities
Worker-owned Cooperatives
.. and more.

ASAN member price:  $5
Nonmember price:  $20

Cost of registration includes dinner.

If cost is a concern, please contact alice@asanonline.org / 256-743-0742.  You may be able to contribute as a volunteer.  Regardless, no one will be turned away because of inability to pay.

Please pre-register if you plan to attend!  Click here for registration page.

If you are a current paid ASAN member, you will receive an email with the discount code from alice [at] asanonline [dot] org.  If you are unsure whether you are a member, or think you are a member but didn’t get the email:  first check your copy of the ASAN print newsletter (if you get it), and second, contact Alice at the email above.

Not a member?  Whether you’re a farmer looking for a community of peers, or a supporter looking to do more to spur the improvement of Alabama’s food system, please join ASAN today!  Basic Individual/Supporter level membership and Forum registration combined are just $30!  Farm membership starts at $50, and allows multiple (up to 5) farm employees or farm family members to attend under one umbrella membership.  Now is the time — go here to join today!


Child care is available!  The Forums are open to all ages and we want no one to have to miss because of child-care obligations.  You must contact us in advance (alice [at] asanonline [dot] org or 256-743-0742) AND pre-register in order to assure adequate child care is available.

Event volunteers are needed!  Please contact alice [at] asanonline [dot] org or 256-743-0742 for more information.

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December 2, 2015
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