Farmers Markets

3011, 2017

Georgia Farmers Market Association’s 2nd Annual Food For Thought Conference

By |November 30th, 2017||Comments Off on Georgia Farmers Market Association’s 2nd Annual Food For Thought Conference

From the event organizers:
“The 2nd Annual Food for Thought Conference brings market managers, farmers, municipalities, agricultural businesses, educators, healthcare professionals, food advocates and local food enthusiasts together to share their experience, knowledge and passion for healthy food, strong communities and food sovereignty. The Food for Thought Conference is an interactive, two-day conference that will propel […]

1706, 2016

ASAN Membership Drive 2016: June 16-30 at a Farmers Market Near You!

By |June 17th, 2016|Take Action!|0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network, is a grassroots network of farmers, gardeners, local-food-loving brown thumbs, and everyone in between – who together are building a better food system for Alabamians, by Alabamians.

ASAN is holding a membership drive from June 16th-30th, at farmers markets around the state.  If you already support local farmers at farmers markets […]

1506, 2016

Finding Local Food, Farms, and Markets Near You

By |June 15th, 2016|Eaters and Buyers, Farmers and Gardeners, Resources, Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the most common types of questions we get is along the lines of: “Where can I find   {farm product}    near where I live in    {town}     ?”   It’s exciting to hear these questions, because it means that customers are wanting local food!

Between 2010 and 2013, ASAN produced several metro-area […]

2804, 2015

Alabama Agricultural Marketing Service Technical Assistance (AMSTA) Workshop

By |April 28th, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by ACES:

The Agricultural Marketing Service Technical Assistance (AMSTA) initiative helps communities secure federal funds through in-person grant writing workshops in each state.  Workshops will focus on:

The Farmers Market and Local Food Production Program: Overview
Developing Your Idea
Preparing Your Proposal
Preparing the Application Package
Post-Award Management Requirements

The workshop will also include discussion and activities related to estimating project […]

2204, 2015

Direct Marketing for Farmers Workshop

By |April 22nd, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by ACES:

Part of “Farmers Markets Matter” program. Free workshop to cover direct marketing strategies, benefits, and more.  More information at www.aces.edu/farmersmarket.

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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 routinely post events that […]

1904, 2015

Earth Day Festival and Farmers Market

By |April 19th, 2015||0 Comments

Artisan crafts, rain barrels, organic foods and plants, Appalachian mountain medicine, birds of prey, eco-friendly cars, outdoor gear, conservation organizations, critters, hands-on activities for children, and much more.

Location: Monte Sano State Park Picnic Area, Huntsville, AL.  The only cost is the donation at the Park Gate–$5 per vehicle.

If your farm/organization is interested in exhibiting or […]

1604, 2015

Alabama Agricultural Marketing Service Technical Assistance (AMSTA) Workshop

By |April 16th, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by ACES:

The Agricultural Marketing Service Technical Assistance (AMSTA) initiative helps communities secure federal funds through in-person grant writing workshops in each state.  Workshops will focus on:

The Farmers Market and Local Food Production Program: Overview
Developing Your Idea
Preparing Your Proposal
Preparing the Application Package
Post-Award Management Requirements

The workshop will also include discussion and activities related to estimating project […]

1404, 2015

Direct Marketing for Farmers Workshop

By |April 14th, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by ACES:

Part of “Farmers Markets Matter” program. Free workshop to cover direct marketing strategies, benefits, and more.  More information at www.aces.edu/farmersmarket.

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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 routinely post events that […]

2503, 2015

Direct Marketing for Farmers Workshop

By |March 25th, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by ACES:

Part of “Farmers Markets Matter” program. Free workshop to cover direct marketing strategies, benefits, and more.  More information at www.aces.edu/farmersmarket.

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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 routinely post events that […]

605, 2014

2014 Farmers Market Season is Upon Us!

By |May 6th, 2014|Eaters and Buyers, Farmers and Gardeners|0 Comments

Many farmers markets around the state have already opened, and many more will open in the coming weeks. We’ve compiled the following list of our members’ favorite farmers markets around the state and their 2014 opening days — find one near you!
Do you have a favorite Alabama farmers market that’s not listed here? Let us […]