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1407, 2017

3rd Annual Graze: Birmingham

By |July 14th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

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
5-8pm
Avondale Brewery

 

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606, 2017

Archived Issues of ASAN Update (Quarterly Newsletter)

By |June 6th, 2017|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. **

 

2017 SUMMER: (click to open PDF)

New Office, New Staff!
Good Post-Harvest Handling Methods Help Maximize Profit, Minimize Waste and Risk
Enjoying Human and Microbial Community at Ferment […]

505, 2017

Help “Cultivate ASAN” in 2017!

By |May 5th, 2017|Events, Take Action!, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network (ASAN) invites you to join us as we imagine and envision a course for our next few years.  See this previous post for more background about why we’re undertaking this process now, and an overview of our plans for the year.

What do you imagine sustainable farming will look like in […]

1204, 2017

ASAN Welcomes New Development Director AND Grows Into New Office Space!

By |April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASAN is growing as fast as the henbit and chickweed, this spring!  We are thrilled to make TWO major announcements this week, about the growth of our organization:

New staff:
First, we are thrilled to welcome Christine (Chris) Meyer onto the ASAN staff as our new Development Director!  Chris will help raise funding and awareness for ASAN, as […]

103, 2017

2017: A Year of Outreach, Planning, and Strategizing

By |March 1st, 2017|Food & Farm Forum, Newsflash!|0 Comments

Throughout the coming year, we invite you – the members and supporters of ASAN – to be a part of a process of reassessing and realigning with our mission and vision, and defining a sound and strategic plan for how we’ll pursue those goals in the next few years.

The sustainable food movement has changed tremendously […]

802, 2017

Now Hiring: Job Opportunities in Alabama Food (February 2017)

By |February 8th, 2017|Classifieds, Farm to School|0 Comments

Employment opportunities in Alabama food (as of February 8, 2017):

Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network! (Birmingham):
We’re hiring a full-time Development Director!!!  See more information [HERE].  Application deadline is February 17.

Snow’s Bend Farm (Coker, Tuscaloosa County):
Snow’s Bend Farm is hiring a Farm Manager.  Snow’s Bend Farm is a diversified, Certified Organic, family farm producing 50+ vegetables, flowers, herbs, fruits, […]

2301, 2017

ASAN is hiring!

By |January 23rd, 2017|Classifieds, Newsflash!|0 Comments

We’re thrilled to announce that ASAN is hiring a full-time Development Director!  This is a new position in the organization, which increases the full-time staff of the organization from one to two.  Reporting to (and working in partnership with) the Executive Director, the Development Director will spearhead fundraising and development efforts as ASAN continues to […]

1210, 2016

2016 Regional Food & Farm Forums

By |October 12th, 2016|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food & Farm Forum, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

 

ASAN’s annual series of Regional Food & Farm Forums will convene farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates to “cross-pollinate” and learn from one another, in four locations around the state (see below).

ABOUT THE REGIONAL FORUMS:
The Regional Forums are training and networking events that bring together small-scale and sustainable farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good […]

2609, 2016

Policy Corner: Business Licenses and Sales Tax

By |September 26th, 2016|Farmers and Gardeners, Food Policy|0 Comments

This is the full-length version of an article that appears in the Fall 2016 issue of the ASAN Update, our quarterly print newsletter.  Question 1 appears exactly as it does in the newsletter.  Question 2 appears in this blog post with additional details that were cut in the newsletter due to space constraints.

This is the […]

2508, 2016

2nd Annual Graze: Birmingham

By |August 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buy your tickets here!

Facebook event here (invite your friends)!

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, […]