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1403, 2017

Archived Issues of ASAN Update (Quarterly Newsletter)

By |March 14th, 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 SPRING: (click to open PDF)

A Non-Spray Approach to Spotted Wing Drosophila – by Rod Havens
The Food Turn-Up! Growing Food Literacy to Reduce Chronic Disease – […]

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, […]

1908, 2016

Now Hiring: Job Opportunities in Alabama Food (August 2016)

By |August 19th, 2016|Classifieds, Farm to School|0 Comments

Employment opportunities in Alabama food (as of August 19, 2016):

Bois D’Arc Farm (Marion, Perry County):
Gardener/Horticulturist position for large certified organic farm (5,300+ acres), located near Greensboro about an hour south of Tuscaloosa, in a beautiful area of Alabama long famous for its soils. The farm is expanding its horticultural and gardening activities to experiment with […]

1706, 2016

ASAN Membership Drive 2016: June 16-30 at a Farmers Market Near You!

By |June 17th, 2016|Take Action!|0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network, is a grassroots network of farmers, gardeners, local-food-loving brown thumbs, and everyone in between – who together are building a better food system for Alabamians, by Alabamians.

ASAN is holding a membership drive from June 16th-30th, at farmers markets around the state.  If you already support local farmers at farmers markets […]

1506, 2016

Finding Local Food, Farms, and Markets Near You

By |June 15th, 2016|Eaters and Buyers, Farmers and Gardeners, Resources, Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the most common types of questions we get is along the lines of: “Where can I find   {farm product}    near where I live in    {town}     ?”   It’s exciting to hear these questions, because it means that customers are wanting local food!

Between 2010 and 2013, ASAN produced several metro-area […]