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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 [...]

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 [...]

12 04, 2017

ASAN Welcomes New Development Director AND Grows Into New Office Space!

By |2019-01-30T03:18:59+00:00April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASAN is growing as fast as the henbit and chickweed, this spring!  We are thrilled to make TWO major announcements this week, about the growth of our organization: New staff: First, we are thrilled to welcome Christine (Chris) Meyer onto the ASAN staff as our new Development Director!  Chris will help raise funding and awareness for [...]

25 08, 2016

2nd Annual Graze: Birmingham

By |2017-07-14T18:12:44+00:00August 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buy your tickets here! Facebook event here (invite your friends)! 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 [...]