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2608, 2016

9th Annual Small Ruminant Conference

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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

By |August 18th, 2016||Comments Off on Federation of Southern Cooperatives 49th Annual Meeting

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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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

By |July 20th, 2016||Comments Off on Rooted In Community (RIC) Leadership Summit

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 […]

806, 2016

Annual Meeting – Soil and Water Conservation Society

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Hosted by the Soil & Water Conservation Society:

Theme is “Protecting Alabama’s Natural Resources.”  Featuring speakers, field tours, and more.  More information at http://www.alchapterswcs.aces.edu/annual-meeting.php.

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2005, 2016

2016 River Rally + Alabama Water Rally

By |May 20th, 2016||Comments Off on 2016 River Rally + Alabama Water Rally

Hosted by River Network and the Alabama Rivers Alliance:

The Alabama Rivers Alliance’s annual conference (the Alabama Water Rally) is taking place this year in conjunction with the River Network’s annual national conference (the River Rally), which is taking place this year in Mobile!

The Water Rally portion is on May 20., followed by the River Rally […]

3003, 2016

National Food Hub Conference

By |March 30th, 2016||Comments Off on National Food Hub Conference

The 2016 National Food Hub Conference is gathers food hub operators, value chain facilitators and individuals working along the value chain. The conference is March 30-April 1 (and a pre-conference day on March 29), in Atlanta, Georgia, and will focus on the nuts and bolts of hub operators. With 35 breakout sessions, pre-conference trainings, tours, engaging plenaries, curbside consulting opportunities and […]

2503, 2016

Southeastern Student Summit for Justice

By |March 25th, 2016||Comments Off on Southeastern Student Summit for Justice

The very first Southeastern Student Summit for Justice (SSSJ) will be hosted in Tuscaloosa, AL, from March 25th to 27th.

This is a student-led, student-planned conference that aims to gather youth from around the state and southeastern US to learn about the current struggles for social justice on campus and how they intersect with environmental racism […]