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3110, 2018

ASAN and Hometown Action Launch Community Survey

By |October 31st, 2018|Food Policy, Intersections, Newsflash!, Take Action!|0 Comments

By Kathleen Kirkpatrick, Hometown Action (pictured at right, on far right)

When I began thinking more strategically about possible partnerships for Hometown Action’s growth as an organization, Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network (ASAN) was an obvious choice. A primary reason I was originally drawn to Hometown Action is our emphasis on people-centered, sustainable solutions for small towns […]

3110, 2018

Archived Issues of ASAN Update (Quarterly Newsletter)

By |October 31st, 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. **

2018-19 WINTER: (click title to open PDF)

Outlook: 2018 Food & Farm Forum
Save with the Alabama Renewable Energy Assessment Program
Hometown Action and ASAN Launch Community […]

2507, 2018

Meet Mindy Santo

By |July 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 at […]

2407, 2018

Meet Margaret Weinberg, Youth Food & Farm Forum Coordinator

By |July 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 farm […]

2106, 2018

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

By |June 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 […]

806, 2018

2018 Food & Farm Forum

By |June 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

Full program (adult Forum)

Full program […]

806, 2018

4th Annual Graze: Birmingham

By |June 8th, 2018|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Newsflash!|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 9, 2018
5-8pm
Avondale Brewery

 

TICKETS

Graze tickets are […]

606, 2018

Introducing Laura Núñez

By |June 6th, 2018|Newsflash!|0 Comments

ASAN is pleased to welcome Laura Núñez to our staff as our new full-time Administrative & Program Assistant.  Laura, originally from Los Angeles, California, completed her undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in international relations and minored in Korean. Laura has lived in many corners of the country before moving here, […]

506, 2018

Job alert: Youth Food & Farm Forum Coordinator

By |June 5th, 2018|Classifieds, Newsflash!|0 Comments

ASAN is thrilled to announce our plans for our first-ever Youth Food & Farm Forum, to be held this year in conjunction with our (adult) Food & Farm Forum, December 7-8 at Camp McDowell in Nauvoo, AL.

 

We are now hiring a Youth Food & Farm Forum Coordinator, which is a part-time contract position extending 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 […]