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 […]
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/.
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 […]
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.
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 routinely post events that […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]