Member Profiles

3010, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Clif Joulian, the Nurse Farmer

By |October 30th, 2018|Member Profiles|0 Comments

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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 to change […]

3010, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Meg Ford

By |October 30th, 2018|Member Profiles|0 Comments

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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 of several […]

1807, 2018

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

By |July 18th, 2018|Member Profiles|0 Comments

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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 Birmingham for […]

1807, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Kamilla Holst Nelson, Happy Flappy Farm

By |July 18th, 2018|Member Profiles|2 Comments

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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 her parents […]

2105, 2018

ASAN Member Profile: Marilyn Mannhard, Local Food Production Initiative

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

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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 […]

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 […]