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7 11, 2019

2019 Youth Food & Farm Forum

By |2019-11-07T16:57:01+00:00November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Follow the links at the top of the main Forum landing page to register, and to complete required additional forms.   What is the Youth Food & Farm Forum? In 2018 ASAN held our first-ever Youth Food  & Farm Forum, geared towards youth ages 14-21, and it was a wonderful success!  Planned by our 6-member [...]

5 11, 2019

2019 Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum: EVENT SCHEDULE

By |2019-11-20T23:55:06+00:00November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This schedule is subject to change. THURSDAY DECEMBER 5 1:00-5:00pm - Field trips (optional, additional cost) 5:30-9:00pm - Registration open TIME TBD - Southern Exposure Film Fellowship film screening with Martha Hunter of Alabama Rivers Alliance 10:30pm - Quiet hours FRIDAY DECEMBER 6 7:30am-4:30pm - Registration open 8:00-9:00am - Breakfast *9:20-10:20am - Youth Forum opening session 9:20-11:25am - Concurrent sessions [...]

17 10, 2019

2019 Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum: Field Trips

By |2019-11-08T16:44:12+00:00October 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We are pleased to include field trips in our pre-Forum programming this year!!  Field trips will take place on Thursday afternoon, December 5.  Transportation is NOT provided -- participants will be sent details to drive themselves to the field trip site(s), though meeting and carpooling from Camp Beckwith is an option as well.  Field trips [...]

26 09, 2019

2019 Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum: Session Descriptions

By |2019-11-20T22:58:52+00:00September 26th, 2019|Food & Farm Forum|0 Comments

Below are the titles and descriptions for some of the amazing sessions we have lined up for this year's Forum, along with bios of each of their respective session leaders.  Please note that this information is SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  Sessions are organized by category. CONCURRENT SESSIONS - FARMING AND INTENSIVE GARDENING: Small-Scale Start-Up Veggie Production: [...]

19 09, 2019

Introducing Williesha Morris, ASAN’s New Membership & Office Coordinator

By |2019-09-19T20:23:16+00:00September 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Williesha (Willi) Morris is ASAN’s newest team member, coming on board in September 2019 as our full-time Membership & Office Coordinator.  Williesha was born and raised in South Carolina. Despite always dreaming of moving out west or to another country, the south will always be her home. She spent a lot of her youth traveling, [...]

7 08, 2019

Archived Issues of ASAN Update (Quarterly Newsletter)

By |2020-02-05T21:08:08+00:00August 7th, 2019|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food Policy, Intersections, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!, Resources|0 Comments

** CLICK ON THE ISSUE "TITLE" (Year and season) to open the full PDF! ** ** Clicking on the image will only open an enlarged version of the image. ** 2020 Spring (click title to open PDF) Community Spirit Energizes Biggest Food & Farm Forum Ever! Get Involved With ASAN in 2020! Be Part of ASAN’s [...]

29 07, 2019

ASAN is hiring!

By |2020-04-23T19:32:54+00:00July 29th, 2019|Classifieds, Newsflash!|0 Comments

ASAN is hiring a full-time Membership & Office Coordinator, who will perform a variety of critical functions in the day-to-day operations of our small, growing organization. This person will manage ASAN's contact database and paid membership, manage our office, and provide general organizational support as part of a small, collaborative team.  The ideal candidate will [...]

25 06, 2019

Central Alabama CRAFT Network

By |2020-05-05T21:17:18+00:00June 25th, 2019|Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Newsflash!, Resources|2 Comments

Central Alabama CRAFT Network What is CRAFT? CRAFT stands for Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training.  The original CRAFT network formed in upstate New York as a way to provide diverse on-farm training and a shared social network for farm interns, apprentices, and employees.  The model has been replicated in many other places, and adapted [...]

6 06, 2019

2019 Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum

By |2019-11-14T18:06:10+00:00June 6th, 2019|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food & Farm Forum, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

Thurs Dec 5, 2019 - Field trips Fri-Sat Dec 6-7 - General Forum sessions Camp Beckwith, Fairhope, AL   QUICK LINKS: Registration form (includes lodging reservation) Youth Food & Farm Forum details Supplemental forms for youth participants: DOC format or PDF format   PROGRAM: Click here for the overall Forum schedule. Click here for a [...]

21 05, 2019

Fifth Annual Graze: Birmingham

By |2019-09-08T02:07:58+00:00May 21st, 2019|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Newsflash!|0 Comments

  FIFTH ANNUAL GRAZE: BIRMINGHAM Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of the 5th year of Graze: Birmingham, ASAN's annual farm-to-fork fundraiser celebrating the best in Birmingham food! Over 15 farmer-chef pairs collaborate each on a single dish, which they serve in sample sizes to picnickers as they graze from booth to booth [...]