Yearly Archives: 2014

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6 06, 2014

Food Policy Briefing: New Cottage Food Law Went into Effect June 1, 2014

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00June 6th, 2014|Farmers and Gardeners, Food Policy|0 Comments

By Kristin Woods, ACES Regional Extension Agent Locally grown and produced food is becoming more and more popular across Alabama. Farmers markets have provided small food producers and home processors greater economic opportunity. Because of the costs of meeting food regulations, in many cases the markets have provided the only venue available to a small [...]

6 05, 2014

2014 Farmers Market Season is Upon Us!

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00May 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 [...]

18 03, 2014

Join ASAN for a Potluck in Your Community!

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00March 18th, 2014|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners|0 Comments

Are you a farmer, gardener, or lover of sustainably and locally grown food? You are invited to join the Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network for one of our community potlucks, being held throughout the state in the month of April! Get to know other folks in your community who are growing, eating, and supporting sustainable food! [...]

10 03, 2014

ASAN Spring 2014 Newsletter

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00March 10th, 2014|Farmers and Gardeners, Food Policy|0 Comments

Download the Spring 2014 issue of the ASAN print newsletter today! This issue includes great articles on: Off-bottom oyster farming in the Gulf Basics of soil fertility RAFI's farm advocate program Crash course in silvopasture Gardeners combating community hunger The state of our state's health care North AL Revolving Loan Fund opportunities Food policy briefings [...]