2910, 2015

Hydroponics Workshop

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Tennessee Valley Women in Agriculture and Alchemy Farms & Plants are hosting Dr Jeremy Pickens for a 101 Hydroponics workshop on October 29th.  Registration is available here.  Those further interested will be invited to an advanced course with Dr. Pickens and at the Alchemy Farms production facility in early 2016.

This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As one […]

2910, 2015

2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Slocomb

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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.


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

2010, 2015

Soil Health Workshop

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Presenters will discuss cropland and pastureland soil health and demonstrate evaluation techniques with table top demonstrations. Conservation practices and managements alternatives to improve soil health will be featured as well as possible assistance from USDA to implement practices on your farm.

To Pre-register, please contact:  Hannah South, Madison County NRCS Service Center, 256-532-1692 ext. 127, or e-mail hannah [dot] south [at] al [dot] usda [dot] gov.

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1410, 2015

Lee County Water Chemistry Workshop

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Hosted by Alabama Water Watch.   Pre-registration (required) is at  Please wear clothes and shoes that you don’t mind getting wet or dirty. Please bring a sack lunch and something to drink. If it’s sunny, consider sunscreen and a hat – if weather permits, there will be fieldwork.

This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As […]

1310, 2015

2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Mentone

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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 […]

1010, 2015

Growing Native Trees from Seed- Part I

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Where do you get a blackjack oak or shagbark hickory when you really need one; or how about a longleaf pine or a black gum? Using classroom instruction and field observation, this class will provide information about parent tree selection, seed collection, storage and germination of local native trees. The class is aimed at both […]

910, 2015

Fencing Workshop

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The owner of 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 […]

2609, 2015

Twenty-First Century Chickens – Managing a Small Backyard Flock

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Bay Area Food Bank’s first garden workshop of the 2015 fall series will feature Ed Williamson, member of the Mobile Bay Area Backyard Chicken Club. Attendees will receive timely information about the challenges and rewards of owning a small flock that will provide fresh, nutritious eggs, fertilizer for the garden, and hours of enjoyment for […]

2509, 2015

Alabama Beekeepers Association Annual Convention

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If you are a beekeeper or interested in beekeeping this event is for you.  This event will provide many classes for all levels of beekeepers. There will be many vendors and hundreds of beekeepers who will be happy to answer your questions.  See website below for more information on the event.

*Meals are included with the […]

2409, 2015

Workshop- Profitable Grazing from the Soil Up

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This workshop will assist you in honing the skills needed to produce high quality food and a quality lifestyle – profitably. Financial profitability and the improvement of the farm’s natural resources (soil, water, plants, wild-life, and culture) are the two essential factors of any agricultural enterprise.Producing high quality food takes whole farm management thinking; assessment of land capability, fertility, water, […]