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2810, 2016

ASAN Regional Food & Farm Forum (Nauvoo)

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Join ASAN at the McDowell Farm School / Camp McDowell for the third in our 4-part series of Regional Food & Farm Forums!

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, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates.  Each Regional Forum consists of roundtable discussions on […]

1010, 2016

ASAN Regional Food & Farm Forum (Childersburg)

By |October 10th, 2016||0 Comments

Join ASAN at the Kymulga Grist Mill for the second in our 4-part series of Regional Food & Farm Forums!

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, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates.  Each Regional Forum consists of roundtable discussions on a wide variety of […]

710, 2016

CoopEcon

By |October 7th, 2016||Comments Off on CoopEcon

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 […]

2909, 2016

ASAN Regional Food & Farm Forum (Poarch)

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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, […]

2608, 2016

9th Annual Small Ruminant Conference

By |August 26th, 2016||Comments Off on 9th Annual Small Ruminant Conference

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 […]

1808, 2016

Federation of Southern Cooperatives 49th Annual Meeting

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49th Anniversary Celebration and 15th Estelle Witherspoon Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner
Thursday, August 18, 7pm
Sheraton Birmingham Hotel (2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203)

Annual Meeting
Friday August 19-Saturday August 20
Rural Training and Research Center in Epes, AL
Featuring exhibits, workshops/trainings, panel discussions, food, entertainment, FSC business meeting, and more.

More information at http://www.federationsoutherncoop.com/.

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This event is not hosted […]

108, 2016

9th Annual Master Goat Producer Training Certification

By |August 1st, 2016||Comments Off on 9th Annual Master Goat Producer Training Certification

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 […]

2007, 2016

Rooted In Community (RIC) Leadership Summit

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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.

Experience:

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 […]

1607, 2016

Alabama Medicinal Plant Growers Association Conference

By |July 16th, 2016||Comments Off on Alabama Medicinal Plant Growers Association Conference

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 […]

2506, 2016

Alabama Water Watch Annual Meeting

By |June 25th, 2016||Comments Off on Alabama Water Watch Annual Meeting

Hosted by the Alabama Water Watch:

8:30-10:00am – Optional Recertification Session

10:30-3:30pm – Program, Lunch, Awards

Happy Social Hour at Loco’s Grill immediately following

Please register by June 22, at http://www.alabamawaterwatch.org/aww-annual-meeting/.

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This event is not hosted by ASAN. As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network so as to maximize all of our impact, we […]