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11 06, 2020

The resilient Alabama we envision is impossible without racial justice

By |2020-06-11T15:18:46+00:00June 11th, 2020|Newsflash!, Take Action!|0 Comments

ASAN unequivocally affirms that black lives matter, and that the work we do must actively seek to dismantle white supremacy.  Our organization’s vision is of a resilient agricultural system in Alabama, and our core beliefs affirm that a resilient agricultural system is and must be just. Building a just agricultural system in Alabama will require [...]

26 05, 2020

ASAN COVID-19 ADAPTATION FUND

By |2020-06-09T21:30:11+00:00May 26th, 2020|Classifieds, Farmers and Gardeners, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!, Resources, Take Action!|0 Comments

With support from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, ASAN is offering mini-grants to farmers and farmers markets in Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Blount, and Walker Counties, to cover costs associated with adapting to COVID-19. These mini-grants -- averaging $500 or less -- can cover the cost of safety and accessibility upgrades, as well as any adaptive [...]

31 10, 2018

ASAN and Hometown Action Launch Community Survey

By |2019-01-30T03:18:58+00:00October 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 [...]

5 05, 2017

Help “Cultivate ASAN” in 2017!

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

17 06, 2016

ASAN Membership Drive 2016: June 16-30 at a Farmers Market Near You!

By |2019-01-30T03:19:00+00:00June 17th, 2016|Take Action!|0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network, is a grassroots network of farmers, gardeners, local-food-loving brown thumbs, and everyone in between – who together are building a better food system for Alabamians, by Alabamians. ASAN is holding a membership drive from June 16th-30th, at farmers markets around the state.  If you already support local farmers at farmers [...]

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