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2105, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Marilyn Mannhard, Local Food Production Initiative

By |May 21st, 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.

 

Marilyn is originally from Alabama — she grew up in Fairhope where she currently resides. Her parents, who also grew up in Fairhope, were influenced by the Utopian vision of its founders. They were […]

2105, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Viperville Vegetable Farm

By |May 21st, 2018|Member Profiles|0 Comments

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For those of you who attended our 2017 Food & Farm Forum, you may recall seeing beautiful, enormous bulbs of garlic during our market night, they were quite a hit! Those beauties were from […]

2803, 2018

ASAN is hiring!

By |March 28th, 2018|Classifieds, Newsflash!|1 Comment

ASAN is hiring an Administrative & Program Assistant, who will report to the Executive Director and perform a variety of critical functions in the day-to-day operations of a small, growing organization.  This employee will be responsible for everything from day-to-day data entry and errands, to collaborating with other staff (and board and volunteers) to work […]

1303, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Working Cows Dairy

By |March 13th, 2018|Member Profiles|0 Comments

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Jan and Rinske de Jong bid farewell to their native home, the Netherlands to seek new opportunities in the United States. Leaving friends and family in Holland, they were guided by a passion and […]

1303, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Kristin Woods

By |March 13th, 2018|Member Profiles|0 Comments

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Born in California and raised in Texas, Kristin Woods made her arrival in the southeast US in 1999 after landing a job as Process Development Scientist for Wayne Farms in Georgia, advising how to […]

1303, 2018

Introducing: ASAN Member Profiles Series

By |March 13th, 2018|Member Profiles|0 Comments

Introducing our newest feature: membership profiles!  Since many of you are miles apart, we thought it could be helpful for you to get to know more about other ASAN members.  These profiles will be excerpted in the quarterly print newsletter and featured in full-length here on our website.

To nominate someone (an individual, farm/family, or business/organization) to […]

1303, 2018

Archived Issues of ASAN Update (Quarterly Newsletter)

By |March 13th, 2018|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. **

 

 

2018 SPRING: (click title to open PDF)

2017 in Review: “Cultivate ASAN” Strategic Planning Process
2017 in Review: Food & Farm Forum
Seed Saving 101: Harvesting and […]

903, 2018

Roller Crimper For Sale

By |March 9th, 2018|Classifieds|0 Comments

ASAN acquired a roller crimper as part of a collaborative grant in 2008, with the intention that, after the grant project ended, it (along with several other pieces of farm equipment) would be rented out for farmers to use on their own farms.  That happened, though not at the scale that we would have wanted, […]

2109, 2017

2017 Food & Farm Forum

By |September 21st, 2017|Events, Food & Farm Forum, Resources|0 Comments

 

The 2017 Food & Farm Forum will take place Friday and Saturday December 8-9 at Camp McDowell in Nauvoo, AL.  The event will start Friday morning and conclude Saturday evening, so participants traveling from farther parts of the state are encouraged to arrive Thursday evening and depart Sunday morning.

We’ll be posting more information here in […]

1407, 2017

3rd Annual Graze: Birmingham

By |July 14th, 2017|Events|2 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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