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7 08, 2019

Archived Issues of ASAN Update (Quarterly Newsletter)

By |2019-08-08T16:27:22+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. **   2019 FALL (click title to open PDF) First-Ever Graze: Huntsville Draws 500+ attendees! Graze: Birmingham Turns Five! Join us September 8 C.R.A.F.T. Network Forms for [...]

29 07, 2019

ASAN is hiring!

By |2019-09-16T15:47:26+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 |2019-08-30T17:39:01+00:00June 25th, 2019|Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Newsflash!, Resources|0 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 |2019-06-06T17:52:19+00:00June 6th, 2019|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food & Farm Forum, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

Thurs Dec 5, 2019 - Pre-Forum sessions and field trips Fri-Sat Dec 6-7 - General Forum sessions Camp Beckwith, Fairhope, AL   QUICK LINKS: Call for Session Proposals - deadline June 17, 2019 Coming in September: Registration form Lodging reservation form Scholarship application form Draft agenda   CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS: This year we are [...]

24 04, 2019

Apply to lead (or co-lead) a session at the 2019 Forum!

By |2019-04-24T19:42:12+00:00April 24th, 2019|Events, Food & Farm Forum|0 Comments

Do you have the perfect idea for a session for this year's Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum?  (December 6-7, 2019, in Fairhope, AL)  We want to hear about it! This year we are trying something new -- we are inviting session proposals from our entire network (and beyond), to build [...]

20 02, 2019

Apply to join the 2019 ASAN Youth Council!

By |2019-03-15T20:42:55+00:00February 20th, 2019|Classifieds, Events, Food & Farm Forum, Newsflash!|2 Comments

In 2018, alongside the (adult) Food & Farm Forum, we held our first-ever Youth Food & Farm Forum, geared towards youth ages 14-21.  The Youth Forum was planned, promoted, and executed by our six-member Youth Council from around the state, along with our Youth Forum Coordinator. About 25 youth attended the inaugural Youth Forum, and [...]

24 01, 2019

Job alert: 2019 Youth Food & Farm Forum Coordinator

By |2019-01-31T19:19:09+00:00January 24th, 2019|Classifieds, Food & Farm Forum, Newsflash!|0 Comments

The first-ever Youth Food & Farm Forum, held in December 2018, was a huge, huge success! ASAN is thrilled to announce that we will again be forming a Youth Council and holding a Youth Food & Farm Forum in 2019!  The Youth Council will form in the spring and will plan the 2019 Youth Forum, [...]

31 10, 2018

ASAN and Hometown Action Launch Community Survey

By |2019-01-30T03:18:58+00:00October 31st, 2018|Food Policy, Intersections, Newsflash!, Take Action!|0 Comments

By Kathleen Kirkpatrick, Hometown Action (pictured at right, on far right) When I began thinking more strategically about possible partnerships for Hometown Action’s growth as an organization, Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network (ASAN) was an obvious choice. A primary reason I was originally drawn to Hometown Action is our emphasis on people-centered, sustainable solutions for small [...]

30 10, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Clif Joulian, the Nurse Farmer

By |2019-01-30T03:18:58+00:00October 30th, 2018|Member Profiles|0 Comments

For more about the ASAN Member Profiles series, click here.  For a full collection of the profiles published thus far, click here.   What frustrates or challenges Clif about the work he does? He finds it frustrating that people do not get or understand what he does as “The Nurse Farmer”. However, he’s working hard [...]

30 10, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Meg Ford

By |2019-01-30T03:18:58+00:00October 30th, 2018|Member Profiles|0 Comments

For more about the ASAN Member Profiles series, click here.  For a full collection of the profiles published thus far, click here.   If you attended Graze: Birmingham this year, hopefully you got a chance to listen to the sweet sounds of Meg Ford, and her dad, Doug.  Meg is a classically trained violinist, part [...]