Beginning farmers

1002, 2016

“Localizing the Business of Food” Workshop

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Hosted by the West Georgia Farmers’ Cooperative:

The West Georgia Farmers’ Cooperatives presents their 2nd annual Small Farm and Agriculture Workshop entitled, “Localizing the Business of Food”, on February 10, 2016 in Lagrange, GA.  Come and hear local, state, and government experts teach about:

Healthy Soil Basics
Livestock Management/Marketing
Growing and Selling Your Produce
Food Cooperatives
Backyard Growing
And much more

Cost is $25.00 per person […]

902, 2016

Farming 101 Series

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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 […]

202, 2016

Farming 101 Series

By |February 2nd, 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 […]

1112, 2015

Alliance Field Day

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Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops at their demonstration farm in Goodman, MS.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

Friday, November 20th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Preparation for Spring Planting: Crop Nutrient Management; Pest, Disease, Weed Control; Irrigation; and Persimmon: A Nutritious and Medicinal Fruit

Friday, December 11th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Crop […]

2011, 2015

Alliance Field Day

By |November 20th, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops at their demonstration farm in Goodman, MS.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

Friday, September 18th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Selling to Institutions: Specialty Food Stores, Certification Options and Assistance: USDA National Organic Program; Farmer and Family Health Issues; and Legal Assistance to Farmers

Friday, October […]

1610, 2015

Alliance Field Day

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Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops at their demonstration farm in Goodman, MS.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

Friday, July 17th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Risk Management and Insurance; Legal and Contractual Training

Friday, August 21st
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Growing Fall Crops; Fermentation: Preserving the Harvest; and Vendor Opportunities

Friday, September 18th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: […]

210, 2015

2015 Biodynamic Celebration

By |October 2nd, 2015||0 Comments

The Biodynamic Celebration is….
A high quality educational event with the atmosphere of a seasonal celebration.

The theme of this year’s conference is Training New Farmers.

Topics of discussion for the weekend include: Permaculture homesteading, healthy soils, farmer training programs, innovative berry culture, Biodynamic agriculture for everybody, holistic health, beekeeping, homeopathy, farming with draft horses, cooking in an earth oven, […]

1809, 2015

Alliance Field Day

By |September 18th, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops at their demonstration farm in Goodman, MS.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

Friday, July 17th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Risk Management and Insurance; Legal and Contractual Training

Friday, August 21st
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Growing Fall Crops; Fermentation: Preserving the Harvest; and Vendor Opportunities

Friday, September 18th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: […]

2908, 2015

Ethnic Vegetable Crop Workshop

By |August 29th, 2015||0 Comments

Join S. Rao Mentreddy and other presenters for workshop covering: production and management of ethnic vegetable crops, integrated pest management techniques, cooking demonstration and information regarding marketing of ethnic vegetables.

*Limited scholarships available for deserving farmers.

*Registration includes lunch and course materials

 

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This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information […]

2108, 2015

Alliance Field Day

By |August 21st, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production:

The Alliance hosts monthly workshops at their demonstration farm in Goodman, MS.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!

Friday, May 15th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Expanding Market Opportunities; Networking and On-Line Presence

Friday, June 19th
Registration: 10:00AM
Program: 10:15AM – 2:30PM
Crop Scouting and Integrated Pest, Disease and Weed Management; and Vendor Opportunities

Friday, July 17th
Registration: […]