812, 2017

2017 Food & Farm Forum

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Save the dates for the 2017 Food & Farm Forum!

The Forum will be held at Camp McDowell in Nauvoo, AL, on December 8-9, 2017.

All the information you’ll need will be posted as the event approaches, over at!

We hope to see you in December!

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

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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1910, 2017

Moss Rock Festival

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This annual festival held each November at The Preserve in Hoover focuses on nature-inspired art and design, an eco themed market, beer garden, outdoor activities, live music, and more.  Full list of vendors and exhibitors is available on the festival website.

Saturday, November 4th / 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, November 5th/ 10:00am – 4:00pm
Gate: $7 Adults, $10 Wknd, $5 Senior/Student, […]

2409, 2017

The Garden Party

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The Garden Party brings the mission of Schoolyard Roots to life in the form of a huge celebration. Delicious local food, prepared by some of Tuscaloosa’s best restaurants working with local farmers, a craft brew unique to the event (available at our cash bar), and live music. This event, also featuring a silent auction, is […]

2109, 2017

2017 Food & Farm Forum

By |September 21st, 2017|Events, Food & Farm Forum, Resources|0 Comments


The 2017 Food & Farm Forum will take place Friday and Saturday December 8-9 at Camp McDowell in Nauvoo, AL.  The event will start Friday morning and conclude Saturday evening, so participants traveling from farther parts of the state are encouraged to arrive Thursday evening and depart Sunday morning.

We’ll be posting more information here in […]

1709, 2017

3rd Annual Graze: Birmingham

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It’s back – we’ll be holding our third annual farm-to-fork picnic fundraiser, again at Avondale Brewery in Birmingham, on Sunday, September 17, 2017, from 5-8pm.  Head on over to for all the details, and to buy your tickets!

See you there!

1407, 2017

3rd Annual Graze: Birmingham

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Graze: Birmingham is a farm-to-fork picnic in which attendees “graze” on a wide variety of dishes, each produced by a different local farmer + local restaurant pair. Add in some picnic blankets, live music, and delicious local beverages… and it’s a picnic you don’t want to miss!

Sunday, September 17, 2017
Avondale Brewery


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606, 2017

Mobile Bay Sierra Club Meeting

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The Mobile Bay (Spanish Fort) of the Sierra Club meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm, generally at the 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center.  Snacks available at 6:30, the program starts at 7:00.

This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network […]

1705, 2017

Mobile Bay Green Drinks – Mobile

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Mobile Bay Green Drinks is a fun social event for those interested in environmental topics to mix and mingle and to drink some great local beer.  Green Drinks is held every 2nd Tuesday of the month in Fairhope at Fairhope Brewing Company, and every 3rd Wednesday of the month in Mobile at Alchemy Tavern.  Both events are […]