Nutrient-dense foods are needed during all phases of life–for children to ensure a healthy start, for adults to cope with the stresses of modern living, and for seniors to ensure that their golden years are truly golden. Wise Traditions 2016 will provide health seekers with the knowledge and tools they need to achieve robust health […]
CoopEcon 2016 is the fourth gathering sponsored by the Southern Grassroots Economies Progect (SGEP). At this year’s event, the focus will be on the foundations of an economy rooted in cooperation and democratic ownership, one that meets the needs of all communities, including African-Americans, Native Americans, immigrants, women, youth, low-income whites, LatinX, and formerly incarcerated […]
Hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (AAMU): at this conference, research about meat goats and hair sheep will be presented and ongoing collaborative research projects between Tennessee State University and Alabama Extension at AAMU will be discussed. There is no charge to […]
New business opportunities, such as meat goat production, exist for farm families to diversify their small farm operations and to explore alternative enterprises and innovative marketing systems to increase their farm income. For more than twenty-five years Tuskegee University (TU) has played a leading role in goat research and as a resource for small and […]
Rooted in Community’s 2016 Youth Summit
Join youth from across the country to cultivate grassroots leadership, and strengthen the movement through skill building, co-learning, creative arts and direct action.
Field trips to Local Farms, Community Gardens and Food Justice Organizations
Getting a taste of Food and Social Justice in Olympia
Learning the History of Olympia’s Struggles […]
Open to public. All are Welcome. Registration at the door.
Tentative Topics include:
1. Medicinal Plants Research
2. FDA Regulations governing including herbal products (medicinal, cosmetic and combination products, both topical and consumed internally)
3. Best Management Practices for medicinal plants production, harvest and post-harvest handling
4. Exotic Medicinal plants and Products from Overseas
5. Farmer assistance programs through Dept. of Agriculture.
Tour: Turmeric […]