2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Slocomb

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2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Slocomb

October 29, 2015

The Alabama Sustainable Agricultural Network will be hosting the second in its series of 2015 Regional Food and Farm Forums at Working Cows Dairy, Alabama’s only certified organic dairy!

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

 

WHEN AND WHERE:
Location:  5539 North State Hwy 103, Slocomb, AL  36375.
***Be sure to include “North” when using GPS/Maps/etc, and be sure to confirm the destination is correct, before you leave.  Typing “5539 AL-103” brings up 5539 South AL-103, which is 20 minutes away from the dairy.***

The Forum will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015, with a schedule as follows:

Tentative agenda (**subject to change**):
– 12:30-1:00pm  Registration
– 1:00-1:30  Welcome and intro
– 1:30-5:15  Roundtable discussion sessions, with a short break for milk and cookies!
– 5:15-6:00  Tour and viewing of milking process
– 6:15-7:15  Dinner and wrap-up

The roundtable discussions will be on a wide variety of topics, ex: beekeeping, organic certification, community gardens, pastured poultry, and more.  These discussions are meant to be accessible to folks of all levels of skill and experience.  More details to come.


PRICE AND PRE-REGISTRATION:

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.

 

MEMBER PRICING AND MEMBERSHIP:
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!

 

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

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.

Check out the Facebook event page — invite your friends!

 

SPONSORS:
This event wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our sponsors — please show them some love!  Click logos to visit sponsors’ websites.

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Details

Date:
October 29, 2015
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Organizer

Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network
Phone:
256-743-0742
Website:
www.asanonline.org

Venue

Working Cows Dairy
5539 North State Hwy 103
Slocomb, AL 36375 United States
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