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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 [...]

26 09, 2018

2018 Food & Farm Forum – Sessions

By |2019-01-30T03:18:58+00:00September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

General Forum sessions (Fri 12/7 and Sat 12/8): Below is a list of CONFIRMED sessions for the Food & Farm Forum. Pests and Weeds - How Are You Managing Them? A Farmers’ Roundtable Discussion - Caylor Roling, EAT South Farm Hacks: Building our Way to Sustainability - Billy Mitchell, National Farmers Union Sustainable Woodland Management [...]

25 09, 2018

2018 Youth Food & Farm Forum

By |2019-03-04T17:39:14+00:00September 25th, 2018|Food & Farm Forum, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We are thrilled to announce that in 2018, alongside the (adult) Food & Farm Forum, for the first time ever we will be holding a Youth Food & Farm Forum geared towards youth ages 14-21! Use the links at the top of the main Forum landing page to: Register for the Youth Forum Reserve lodging [...]

25 07, 2018

Meet Mindy Santo

By |2019-01-30T03:18:58+00:00July 25th, 2018|Newsflash!|0 Comments

Mindy Santo is a part-time Program Assistant with ASAN, who first joined the team in October 2017 to help plan the 2017 Food & Farm Forum.  She is also a women’s empowerment coach, speaker, relationship-builder, writer, organizer, and food, health, and sustainability enthusiast. Originally from Ohio, Mindy earned her undergraduate degree in Retail Marketing & Management [...]

24 07, 2018

Meet Margaret Weinberg, Youth Food & Farm Forum Coordinator

By |2019-01-30T03:18:59+00:00July 24th, 2018|Newsflash!|0 Comments

Margaret Weinberg joined the ASAN team in July, and through the end of 2018 will serve as the Youth Food & Farm Forum Coordinator. Growing up between Upstate New York and Southern Vermont, Margaret’s childhood was characterized by the gardens of friends and family and the cows constantly wandering into her yard from the dairy [...]

18 07, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Chef Thyme Randle, The Underground Cooking Academy

By |2019-01-30T03:18:59+00:00July 18th, 2018|Member Profiles|2 Comments

For more about the ASAN Member Profiles series, click here.  For a full collection of the profiles published thus far, click here.   Chef Thyme Randle, founder of the Underground Cooking Academy, wakes up thinking about art. Not what we typically envision like an image, or sculpture, it’s delicious, healthy food he’s been creating in [...]

18 07, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Kamilla Holst Nelson, Happy Flappy Farm

By |2019-01-30T03:18:59+00:00July 18th, 2018|Member Profiles|2 Comments

For more about the ASAN Member Profiles series, click here.  For a full collection of the profiles published thus far, click here.   Next up, farmer Kamilla Nelson, owner and operator of Happy Flappy Farm, in Madison, AL—thanks to her stepson for the catchy name! Kamilla was born in Denmark, however at one week old [...]

21 06, 2018

Apply to join the Youth Council to plan the 2018 Youth Food & Farm Forum!

By |2019-02-20T17:26:29+00:00June 21st, 2018|Classifieds, Events, Food & Farm Forum, Newsflash!|0 Comments

For many years, the (adult) Food & Farm Forum has been the primary annual gathering of ASAN’s statewide network of farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates.  In 2018, approximately 200 diverse participants from across the state will convene for a weekend of community-building and fellowship combined with peer-to-peer, hands-on learning in the form [...]

8 06, 2018

2018 Food & Farm Forum

By |2019-03-04T17:40:02+00:00June 8th, 2018|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food & Farm Forum, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

Friday-Saturday December 7-8, 2018 (Pre-Forum session Thurs Dec 6) Camp McDowell Nauvoo, AL   QUICK LINKS: (see details under the respective headers below) Registration form (all ages) Lodging reservation form Youth Forum additional required forms, in DOCX format (click to download) Youth Forum additional required forms, in PDF format (click to download) Scholarship application form [...]