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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 […]

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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505, 2017

Help “Cultivate ASAN” in 2017!

By |May 5th, 2017|Events, Take Action!, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network (ASAN) invites you to join us as we imagine and envision a course for our next few years.  See this previous post for more background about why we’re undertaking this process now, and an overview of our plans for the year.

What do you imagine sustainable farming will look like in […]

1204, 2017

ASAN Welcomes New Development Director AND Grows Into New Office Space!

By |April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASAN is growing as fast as the henbit and chickweed, this spring!  We are thrilled to make TWO major announcements this week, about the growth of our organization:

New staff:
First, we are thrilled to welcome Christine (Chris) Meyer onto the ASAN staff as our new Development Director!  Chris will help raise funding and awareness for ASAN, as […]

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 […]