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17 11, 2021

ASAN is hiring!

By |2022-11-11T13:30:10+00:00November 17th, 2021|Classifieds, Food & Farm Forum|4 Comments

Admin & Operations Coordinator ASAN is looking for an exceptionally organized, details-oriented sustainable agriculture lover to become our new Admin & Operations Coordinator!  This person is responsible for keeping our office space, data, and systems operating smoothly and optimally, supporting the rest of the team to do their best work. If you have experience working [...]

17 11, 2020

Forum Community Agreements

By |2022-11-11T13:30:11+00:00November 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASAN and the Forum aim to create community.  Even though that community is coming together online this year, still, in order for it to be a reflection of our deepest values and best selves, we must adhere to some shared agreements about HOW we come together and how we engage.  Below are the agreements that guide [...]

9 11, 2020

2020 Food & Farm Forum – session schedule

By |2022-11-11T13:30:11+00:00November 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TYPES OF SESSIONS: Campfire sessions - full-network, big-picture gathering spaces meant to grow our shared understanding of the work before us as a movement, the legacies we've inherited, and the vision we have for a just, sustainable, resilient future "Hands-on" skillshare sessions - panels, roundtables, demos, and more, on a wide variety of practical skills [...]

9 10, 2020

ASAN Farmer Needs Assessment

By |2022-11-11T13:30:11+00:00October 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This fall, ASAN will begin a state-wide farmer needs assessment (FNA) of fifty sustainable producers and aspiring producers in Alabama, and we need your help to make it possible! During the fall and winter, our Farmer Support Coordinator Charlotte, along with three FNA Fellows, will visit producers on their farms and hold two-hour interviews with [...]

9 10, 2020

2020 Adapted Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum

By |2022-11-11T13:30:11+00:00October 9th, 2020|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food & Farm Forum, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

As the events of 2020 have made the need for human connection more acute, we understand that the desire for the Food & Farm Forum is ever stronger; its usefulness more apparent.  And yet we know we cannot simply move our Food & Farm Forum onto Zoom; we have to completely reimagine and reconfigure the [...]

13 08, 2020

Meet Marian Mwenja, ASAN’s Admin & Communications Assistant / Justice Fellow

By |2022-11-11T13:30:11+00:00August 13th, 2020|Newsflash!, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASAN welcomed Marian Mwenja to the team in early August 2020.  Marian has a multi-layered role, serving both as an Admin & Communications Assistant, and as our first-ever Justice Fellow.  As Admin & Communications Assistant, Marian manages ASAN's social media, contributes to e-blasts/newsletters, and makes sure the organization's gears stay running smoothly.  As the Justice [...]

13 08, 2020

Meet Arlo Pate, ASAN’s Farmer Support Coordinator

By |2024-04-12T20:01:06+00:00August 13th, 2020|Newsflash!|0 Comments

Arlo Pate joined the ASAN team in early August 2020 as our new (and first-ever) Farmer Support Coordinator. Arlo is the first point of contact for farmers and aspiring farmers seeking support from ASAN. Arlo coordinates the Alabama CRAFT Network and they led our statewide Farmer Needs Assessment in 2020-21. Arlo graduated as a Community [...]

11 06, 2020

The resilient Alabama we envision is impossible without racial justice

By |2022-11-11T13:30:12+00:00June 11th, 2020|Newsflash!, Take Action!|0 Comments

ASAN unequivocally affirms that black lives matter, and that the work we do must actively seek to dismantle white supremacy.  Our organization’s vision is of a resilient agricultural system in Alabama, and our core beliefs affirm that a resilient agricultural system is and must be just. Building a just agricultural system in Alabama will require [...]

7 06, 2020

Archived Issues of ASAN Update (Quarterly Newsletter)

By |2022-11-11T13:30:12+00:00June 7th, 2020|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 FALL/WINTER (click title to open PDF) Statewide Farmer Needs Assessment: Calling all producers and aspiring producers! Join us for the Reimagined 2020 Food & [...]

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