Beginning farmers

2909, 2016

ASAN Regional Food & Farm Forum (Poarch)

By |September 29th, 2016||0 Comments

Join ASAN at the Wind Creek Hotel for the first in their regionally based 4-part series at the Poarch Food and Farm Forum, an event planned in partnership with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

More information at http://asanonline.org/RFFF16.

ABOUT THE REGIONAL FORUMS:
The Regional Forums are training and networking events that bring together small-scale and sustainable farmers, […]

1609, 2016

Alliance Field Day

By |September 16th, 2016||0 Comments

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

 

Registration: 10:00am

Program: 10:15-2:30pm

Training topics will include: selling to institutions, speciality food stores, featuring hydroponic produce: tomatoes, cucumbers and more.

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS: Funds for this project were provided through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, USDA Specialty Crop Grant […]

2008, 2016

Walking Tour – Apples Pears and Muscadines

By |August 20th, 2016||Comments Off on Walking Tour – Apples Pears and Muscadines

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, 10:30am Petals from the Past is hosting: A Walking Tour – Apples, Pears, and Muscadines- Dr. Arlie Powell

Dr. Powell will discuss how to grow these fruits; variety selections, care and maintenance.   You will taste the varieties and walk through the orchards.

 

This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As […]

1908, 2016

Alliance Field Day

By |August 19th, 2016||0 Comments

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

 

Registration: 10:00am

Program: 10:15-2:30pm

Training topics will include: growing fall crops, soil fertility, fermentation, preserving the harvest, grass fed beef, vendor opportunities

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS: Funds for this project were provided through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, USDA Specialty […]

1507, 2016

Alliance Field Day

By |July 15th, 2016||0 Comments

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

 

Registration: 10:00am

Program: 10:15-2:30pm

Training topics will include: risk management, insurance, financial magement, recordkeeping, new produce safety guide for small farms

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS: Funds for this project were provided through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, USDA Specialty Crop Grant […]

1706, 2016

Alliance Field Day

By |June 17th, 2016||0 Comments

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

 

Registration: 10:00am

Program: 10:15-2:30pm

Training topics will include: integrated pest and disease control, pastured poultry, flowers, and high tunnels.

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS: Funds for this project were provided through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, USDA Specialty Crop Grant Program; Mississippi […]

2005, 2016

Alliance Field Day

By |May 20th, 2016||0 Comments

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

 

Registration: 10:00am

Program: 10:15-2:30pm

Training topics will include: expanding market opportunities, online presence, and watermelons

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS: Funds for this project were provided through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, USDA Specialty Crop Grant Program; Mississippi State University Extension Service, […]

1504, 2016

Alliance Field Day

By |April 15th, 2016||0 Comments

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

 

Registration: 10:00am

Program: 10:15-2:30pm

Training topics will include: growing warm season crops, CSA leagal assistnace to farmers, and vendor opportunities.

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS: Funds for this project were provided through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, USDA Specialty Crop Grant Program; […]

504, 2016

Farm Foundations Workshop for Veterans

By |April 5th, 2016||0 Comments

Hosted by NCAT-ATTRA and USDA Farm Service Agency:

This workshop for military veterans, “Farm Foundations: Planning for Success,” will be held April 5 through 7, 2016, in Montgomery, Alabama. The workshop will focus on whole-farm planning, business management, and starting a sustainable farming operation. It will include business planning activities and tours of area farms.

There is […]

2203, 2016

Farming 101 Series

By |March 22nd, 2016||Comments Off on Farming 101 Series

Hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System:

Weekly series of workshops for small, beginning, and/or transitioning farmers.  Topic schedule and more details can be found here.  Cost is $10 per session or $50 for the full series.  Pre-registration is required. Series begins February 2 and runs weekly through March 22, on Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm in […]