17 11, 2020

Forum Community Agreements

By |2020-11-17T23:54:40+00:00November 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASAN and the Forum aim to create community.  Even though that community is coming together online this year, still, in order for it to be a reflection of our deepest values and best selves, we must adhere to some shared agreements about HOW we come together and how we engage.  Below are the agreements that guide [...]

9 11, 2020

2020 Food & Farm Forum – session schedule

By |2020-11-19T17:34:17+00:00November 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TYPES OF SESSIONS: Campfire sessions - full-network, big-picture gathering spaces meant to grow our shared understanding of the work before us as a movement, the legacies we've inherited, and the vision we have for a just, sustainable, resilient future "Hands-on" skillshare sessions - panels, roundtables, demos, and more, on a wide variety of practical skills [...]

9 10, 2020

ASAN Farmer Needs Assessment

By |2020-10-09T17:23:37+00:00October 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This fall, ASAN will begin a state-wide farmer needs assessment (FNA) of fifty sustainable producers and aspiring producers in Alabama, and we need your help to make it possible! During the fall and winter, our Farmer Support Coordinator Charlotte, along with three FNA Fellows, will visit producers on their farms and hold two-hour interviews with [...]

21 08, 2020

Current Links

By |2021-09-30T20:56:41+00:00August 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Admin & Operations Coordinator - job description Guide to Natural Disaster Assistance for Farmers Farming in the Margins Report Information about Closed Spaces Forum 2020 Session Recordings Directory of Local Farms/Markets During Covid 19 List Your Farm In The directory (see above) Sign up for our newsletter Join ASAN!

13 08, 2020

Meet Marian Mwenja, ASAN’s Admin & Communications Assistant / Justice Fellow

By |2020-08-13T14:49:39+00:00August 13th, 2020|Newsflash!, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASAN welcomed Marian Mwenja to the team in early August 2020.  Marian has a multi-layered role, serving both as an Admin & Communications Assistant, and as our first-ever Justice Fellow.  As Admin & Communications Assistant, Marian manages ASAN's social media, contributes to e-blasts/newsletters, and makes sure the organization's gears stay running smoothly.  As the Justice [...]

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, [...]

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