farm tour

2210, 2016

Farm Day at Peinhardt Living History Farm

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Each year the Peinhardt Living History Farm in Cullman is open to the public for one Saturday in October. The farm is opened for everyone to come out and experience history in a setting that will take you back in history and allow you to actually participate in some “hands-on” work.  Exhibits and demonstrations are spread […]

1009, 2016

Silvopasture and Goat-Herd Management Field Day

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Silvopasture is a sustainable agroforestry system that involves an intentional integration and management of trees, forages, and livestock in a single management unit.

The objective of this program is to educate forest landowners, farmers, and agricultural professionals, and eventually make them able to implement sustainable silvopasture practices to efficiently utilize their resources in order to benefit current as […]

2808, 2016

Farmer Social

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Everyone get excited for our next social at Marble Creek Farmstead! Everyone can gather around 1 PM and hang out until 8PM. Bring a swimsuit to swim in the creek. We’ll have the farm tour around 5 PM, so that it isn’t too hot. Food will be served throughout the day. Matthew and Jesie Lawrence […]

212, 2015

2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Jemison

By |December 2nd, 2015||0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agricultural Network will be hosting the fourth and final event in its series of 2015 Regional Food and Farm Forums at Petals from the Past in Jemison on Wednesday, December 2.

Please pre-register if you plan to attend!  Click here for registration page.

WHEN AND WHERE:
Location:  Petals from the Past, 16034 County Road 29, Jemison, AL  35085

The Forum […]

2910, 2015

2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Slocomb

By |October 29th, 2015||0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agricultural Network will be hosting the second in its series of 2015 Regional Food and Farm Forums at Working Cows Dairy, Alabama’s only certified organic dairy!

Please pre-register if you plan to attend!  Click here for registration page.

 

WHEN AND WHERE:
Location:  5539 North State Hwy 103, Slocomb, AL  36375.
***Be sure to include “North” when using GPS/Maps/etc, and be […]

1310, 2015

2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Mentone

By |October 13th, 2015||0 Comments

This is the first in a four-part series of Regional Food & Farm Forums hosted by the Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network (ASAN).  These Forums aim to open the floor for rich dialogue, knowledge-sharing, and relationship-building across ASAN’s network.  More on the series here.

Please pre-register if you plan to attend — click here for the registration […]

910, 2015

Fencing Workshop

By |October 9th, 2015||Comments Off on Fencing Workshop

The owner of http://www.electralockfence.com/ will be at Camp McDowell and the McDowell Farm School on Friday, October 9, installing and demonstrating his company’s fencing.  This semi-permanent electric fencing is operable at a fraction of the cost of conventional fencing, requires less maintenance and is easier to run electric cross fencing off of.  It is a more substantial alternative […]

2308, 2015

Central Alabama Farmer Social – Marble Creek Farmstead

By |August 23rd, 2015||0 Comments

Monthly potluck socials, open to all.  “Central Alabama has one of the most vibrant sustainable farming communities around. Some of us thought it would be great to get together regularly.”  Socials are generally family friendly, come and go as you please, and BYOB.

More information on Facebook — there is an event for each social, and […]

2907, 2015

Hydroponic Farm Tour

By |July 29th, 2015||0 Comments

 

Learn about hydroponic systems and the wide variety of produce grown at J. Sparks Hydroponic Tomato and Vegetable Farm.

There is online registration available at www.aamu.edu/sfrc under Quick Glance with title, “Hydroponic Farm Tour – Registration”

Please note everyone will meet at J. Sparks Farm the day of the event. Everyone is advised to preregister.

Available for harvest: tomatoes, […]

1907, 2015

Central Alabama Sustainable Farmer Social – Camp McDowell

By |July 19th, 2015||0 Comments

Monthly potluck socials, open to all.  “Central Alabama has one of the most vibrant sustainable farming communities around. Some of us thought it would be great to get together regularly.”  Socials are generally family friendly, come and go as you please, and BYOB.

More information on Facebook — there is an event for each social, and […]