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2811, 2017

Enterprise Budgets, Alternative Marketing, and Organic Production Workshop

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Are you looking to identify and establish new or alternative markets for your produce, fruit or meat/dairy products? Are you a new/beginning farmer or even a seasoned farmer that wants to learn more about the eligibility to participate in USDA programs? Or are you looking to have questions answered about programs and services that are […]

2910, 2017

Permaculture: The Edible Forest Garden

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Tracy Britnell will discuss basic principles for developing an Edible Forest garden with a focus on creating plant guilds. Plant guilds are similar to “companion planting”. A guild consists of many different species that serve different functions and purposes. These species work together to create a mutually beneficial environment. The workshop will look at a […]

2110, 2017

Collard Green Cookoff and Wellness Expo

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Hosted by Urban Ministry and WE Community Garden:

The 9th Annual Maw Maw’s Collard Green Cook-off and Wellness Expo is a celebration of food, wellness, and community promoting the healthy living programs of Urban Ministry. The family-focused event will be hosted in the heart of West End on the grounds of Urban Ministry on Saturday, October […]

2110, 2017

East Mississippi-West Alabama Natural Resources Workshop

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Free workshop will cover:
Conservation planning on your farm
Forestry management practices
Transferring property and wealth
Food safety
Soil & Water Conservation Commissions
Farmer panel discussion

 

To register contact: John H. Jones 662-871- 0422, Delmer Stamps 601-940- 3340, Andrew Williams 334-216- 1344, -334- 627-3276- or James Ford 615-483- 6825, or Meridian NRCS 601-483- 4100 by October 16, 2017

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This event is not hosted […]

2110, 2017

Ruffner Interconnected: 40 Years and Counting

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Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve was founded in 1977 when a small group of dedicated individuals decided to save a mountain threatened by deforestation and development. Over the years, Ruffner has grown from a few acres to more than 1,000, making it one of the largest privately held, urban nature preserves in the country.

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110, 2017

Fall Gardening Workshop

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Hosted by Petals from the Past:

Jason will discuss his favorite perennials for fall bloom and planting. Learn why fall is a great season to plant.

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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 […]

2409, 2017

Native Plants Workshop

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Hosted by Petals from the Past:

Some say we have reduced the natural areas in the United States by 85%-95% to build our cities, roads, agriculture and industry. It’s no surprise then that birds, bees, butterflies and other wildlife that depend on native natural habitat for food and shelter are declining at an alarming rate. The […]

2209, 2017

Training on Sustainable Agroforestry Practices

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Agroforestry is a sustainable land-use system that involves the intentional integration and management of trees, crops, and/or livestock in a single management unit.  This system offers more
economical, environmental, and social benefits compared to the sole operation of its components.

Workshop topics/activities include:
• Agroforestry and silvopasture
• Tree management in agroforestry systems
• Agroforestry application in Alabama
• Alley cropping […]

1909, 2017

Enterprise Budgets, Alternative Marketing, and Organic Production Workshop

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Are you looking to identify and establish new or alternative markets for your produce, fruit or meat/dairy products? Are you a new/beginning farmer or even a seasoned farmer that wants to learn more about the eligibility to participate in USDA programs? Or are you looking to have questions answered about programs and services that are […]

1209, 2017

Enterprise Budgets, Alternative Marketing, and Organic Production Workshop

By |September 12th, 2017||Comments Off on Enterprise Budgets, Alternative Marketing, and Organic Production Workshop

Are you looking to identify and establish new or alternative markets for your produce, fruit or meat/dairy products? Are you a new/beginning farmer or even a seasoned farmer that wants to learn more about the eligibility to participate in USDA programs? Or are you looking to have questions answered about programs and services that are […]