2409, 2016

Specialty Vegetable Production Field Day

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Training of the Trainers:  FARMERS & AGRICULTURAL PROFESSIONALS — Learn about management and marketing of specialty vegetable crops, based on a two-year project at Alabama A&M University.  Topics & activities to include: IPM tactics: pest exclusion and organic insecticides, cover crops and soil improvement, marketing, and site visit.

Dress appropriately for walking outdoors. If you have any […]

2409, 2016

Fall Farm to Feast

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The day is split into two parts:

1. Carl Blake is coming down from Missouri to teach a class on roasting a rare Iowa Swabian Hall pig in his creation, the American Hot Box (8 AM – $40, includes breakfast and lunch).

2. Carl’s pig along with veggies grown at Mill Village Community Garden & Food Park will be […]

1709, 2016

The Art of Making Paper from Native Plants

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Instructor: Instructor: Doug Baulos, Asst. Professor of Drawing and Book Arts, UAB
Members $45|Non-members $50

Throughout history, many different cultures have made paper out of various organic fibers. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about, and make various types of paper… including sheet, relief, and three dimensional structures. The natural overlap between plant fibers and paper […]

1109, 2016

Natives for Fall and Winter Interest

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Join Petals from the Past as they host Natives for Fall and Winter Interest, led by Sue Webb on Sun. Sept. 11th at 2pm.
Join Sue as she talks about some of the best native plants for fall and winter beauty and interest. Some of them have fall color that rivals any of our large trees; […]

1009, 2016

Dairy Workshop – Make your own ricotta cheese and kefir

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Hosted by Pecan Point Farm, Dairy and Creamery:

Want to learn how to make milk kefir, that cultured, creamy product with amazing health attributes? This workshop will cover the health benefits and learn to make kefir and keep it going. Each participant will receive their own start of kefir grains to take home. Once you attend this workshop, all you will […]

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 […]

209, 2016

Farm Folk Weekend

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Join folks at Camp McDowell on Labor Day weekend for Farm Folk Weekend! The weekend will include include class time, free time, old time dancing, and corn shucking, culminating with a brunch Sunday at the barn. Classes being offered include: Mushroom Foraging, Preserving/Pickling, Creek to Table, Flower Arranging, Small Animal Processing, Cheese Making, Soap Making, […]

2708, 2016

Eldenbridge Permaculture Design Course

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Hosted by the Eldenbridge Institute: Permaculture is a holistic design science that is based in the observation of natural systems, with a goal to create regenerative systems that support human communities sustainably. This fall, the Eldenbridge Institute is hosting a Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) class starting the last weekend of August and running on six […]

2008, 2016

Walking Tour – Apples Pears and Muscadines

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On Saturday, August 20, 2016, 10:30am Petals from the Past is hosting: A Walking Tour – Apples, Pears, and Muscadines- Dr. Arlie Powell

Dr. Powell will discuss how to grow these fruits; variety selections, care and maintenance.   You will taste the varieties and walk through the orchards.


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

2506, 2016

Peer-to-Peer Training Workshops

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Series of free workshops held at S&B Farms in Eufaula, intended to help new and beginning farmers or anyone interested in growing vegetables or raising livestock. Trainings cover topics including season extension, irrigation, pest and weed control, budgeting, transplant production, harvesting, and more. For more information call Russell and Jewell Bean at 334-687-2532.

This event is not […]