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30 04, 2020

Current Links

By |2020-06-03T20:52:33+00:00April 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASAN COVID-19 ADAPTATION FUND - for farmers/markets in Central AL COVID-19 RELIEF FUND FOR ALABAMA FARMERS (with Farm Aid and the Federation of Southern Coops) ASAN Food & Farm Forum - Session Proposal Form Directory of Local Farms/Markets During Covid 19 List Your Farm In The directory (see above) click to donate click to join! [...]

23 04, 2020

ASAN is hiring!

By |2020-04-23T20:37:56+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASAN is currently hiring for two full-time positions: Farmer Support Coordinator This person will spearhead ASAN's farmer-specific programming and support.  They will work closely with farmers on a daily basis, whether through organizing on-farm events (through the Central Alabama CRAFT Network), visiting farms to conduct a statewide farmer needs assessment, or communicating through other means [...]

18 03, 2020

Resource Hub for COVID-19

By |2020-04-28T16:55:50+00:00March 18th, 2020|Events, Newsflash!, Resources, Uncategorized|1 Comment

ASAN RESOURCE PAGE FOR COVID-19 PANDEMIC: This page will be updated as new resources become available, so check back periodically!     LOCAL FARMS/MARKETS DIRECTORY: These are difficult, uncertain times, and many of our typical supply lines are strained or cut off.  But local farmers are here for you! Many are needing your support more [...]

7 11, 2019

2019 Youth Food & Farm Forum

By |2019-11-07T16:57:01+00:00November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Follow the links at the top of the main Forum landing page to register, and to complete required additional forms.   What is the Youth Food & Farm Forum? In 2018 ASAN held our first-ever Youth Food  & Farm Forum, geared towards youth ages 14-21, and it was a wonderful success!  Planned by our 6-member [...]

5 11, 2019

2019 Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum: EVENT SCHEDULE

By |2019-11-20T23:55:06+00:00November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This schedule is subject to change. THURSDAY DECEMBER 5 1:00-5:00pm - Field trips (optional, additional cost) 5:30-9:00pm - Registration open TIME TBD - Southern Exposure Film Fellowship film screening with Martha Hunter of Alabama Rivers Alliance 10:30pm - Quiet hours FRIDAY DECEMBER 6 7:30am-4:30pm - Registration open 8:00-9:00am - Breakfast *9:20-10:20am - Youth Forum opening session 9:20-11:25am - Concurrent sessions [...]

17 10, 2019

2019 Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum: Field Trips

By |2019-11-08T16:44:12+00:00October 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We are pleased to include field trips in our pre-Forum programming this year!!  Field trips will take place on Thursday afternoon, December 5.  Transportation is NOT provided -- participants will be sent details to drive themselves to the field trip site(s), though meeting and carpooling from Camp Beckwith is an option as well.  Field trips [...]

19 09, 2019

Introducing Williesha Morris, ASAN’s New Membership & Office Coordinator

By |2019-09-19T20:23:16+00:00September 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Williesha (Willi) Morris is ASAN’s newest team member, coming on board in September 2019 as our full-time Membership & Office Coordinator.  Williesha was born and raised in South Carolina. Despite always dreaming of moving out west or to another country, the south will always be her home. She spent a lot of her youth traveling, [...]

21 05, 2019

Graze 2019

By |2019-05-21T20:17:34+00:00May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GRAZE 2019 Graze, ASAN's signature farm-to-fork picnic, showcases the amazing food alchemy that can come from collaborations between farmers and chefs who are equally committed to quality, craft, and to growing a rich, locally rooted food system. In 2019 we are holding TWO Graze events!  Join us at one (or both!) for an evening of [...]

26 09, 2018

2018 Food & Farm Forum – Sessions

By |2019-01-30T03:18:58+00:00September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

General Forum sessions (Fri 12/7 and Sat 12/8): Below is a list of CONFIRMED sessions for the Food & Farm Forum. Pests and Weeds - How Are You Managing Them? A Farmers’ Roundtable Discussion - Caylor Roling, EAT South Farm Hacks: Building our Way to Sustainability - Billy Mitchell, National Farmers Union Sustainable Woodland Management [...]

25 09, 2018

2018 Youth Food & Farm Forum

By |2019-03-04T17:39:14+00:00September 25th, 2018|Food & Farm Forum, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We are thrilled to announce that in 2018, alongside the (adult) Food & Farm Forum, for the first time ever we will be holding a Youth Food & Farm Forum geared towards youth ages 14-21! Use the links at the top of the main Forum landing page to: Register for the Youth Forum Reserve lodging [...]