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28 03, 2018

ASAN is hiring!

By |2018-05-24T18:24:47+00:00March 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 [...]

23 01, 2017

ASAN is hiring!

By |2017-01-23T19:18:33+00:00January 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 [...]

12 10, 2016

2016 Regional Food & Farm Forums

By |2019-01-30T03:19:00+00:00October 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 [...]

28 06, 2012

Sandra Simone of Huckleberry Hills Farm 2012 Small Farmer of The Year

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00June 28th, 2012|Farmers and Gardeners, Newsflash!|0 Comments

By Fay Garner, Public Affairs Specialist, NRCS, Auburn, AL Sandra Simone is a Limited Resource Farmer in rural Talladega County, Alabama.   She was one of the first four farmers in the state to become Certified Organic through a project with the Southeastern African American Farmers Network (SAAFON).  She owns and operates approximately 100 acres located [...]

15 06, 2012

Alabama Organic Cattle Rancher and ASAN Board Member, Randall Hastings Participates in 2012 Fly-In

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00June 15th, 2012|Food Policy, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

Randall Hastings, of Randall Hastings Farm in Bay Minette, Alabama, was one of four organic farmers sponsored by the Organic Farming REsearch Foundation (OFRF), to participate in the March 2012 NSAC Farmer Fly-In. OFRF led a March 2012 Fly-In to Washington, DC, organized by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, by sponsoring 4 organic farmers, who [...]

30 04, 2012

Chilton Food Innovation Center Formally Launches May 1

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00April 30th, 2012|Eaters and Buyers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

The Chilton Food Innovation Center, a fully equipped industrial kitchen that will provide local farmers and other aspiring entrepreneurs with opportunities and technical assistance with food processing, will be formally launched Tuesday, May 1. The formal opening will begin at 2 p.m. at the Center, located on 13 First Avenue in Clanton. The Food Innovation [...]

7 02, 2012

State’s First Food Policy Council Formed

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00February 7th, 2012|Eaters and Buyers, Food Policy, Newsflash!|0 Comments

BY:  AARP Alabama Link To Original Source Of This Article The first food policy council in Alabama was recently established as a direct result of work done by AARP and other stakeholders in 2011. Through the “Drive to End Hunger” initiative, AARP sponsored a hunger conference with UAB; made $10,000 donations to two food banks; [...]