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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 [...]

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 [...]

8 06, 2018

4th Annual Graze: Birmingham

By |2019-05-21T20:16:47+00:00June 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   [...]

6 06, 2018

Introducing Laura Núñez

By |2019-01-30T03:18:59+00:00June 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, [...]

28 03, 2018

ASAN is hiring!

By |2019-07-29T16:40:24+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 [...]