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Alliance Field Day

Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production: The Alliance hosts monthly workshops.  Workshops are free but pre-registration is required!   Registration: 10:00am Program: 10:15-2:30pm Training topics will include: winter fruit crop activities, eco-agro forestry and fruit trees, crop selection/seed acquisition SPONSORS AND PARTNERS: Funds for this project were provided through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture [...]

Free

2017 Food & Farm Forum

Camp McDowell 105 DeLong Rd., Nauvoo, AL

Save the dates for the 2017 Food & Farm Forum! The Forum will be held at Camp McDowell in Nauvoo, AL, on December 8-9, 2017. All the information you'll need will be posted as the event approaches, over at http://asanonline.org/forum17! We hope to see you in December!

Workshop series: Beginning Farmers’ Guide to Financing and Insuring Your Business, Dallas County

Black Belt Research & Education Center 60 County Road 944, Marion Junction, AL

From the organizers: "Farmscape Solutions has partnered with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to increase awareness of and access to FSA programs and services provided to military veterans, beginning, limited-resource, and historically under-served farmers/ranchers." This free workshop provides training for beginning and under-served farmers interested in applying for various FSA programs, including Farm Ownership/Operating Loans and [...]

Free

Workshop series: Beginning Farmers’ Guide to Financing and Insuring Your Business, Lee County

Lee County Agricultural Center 600 South 7th Street #3, Opelika, AL

From the organizers: “Farmscape Solutions has partnered with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to increase awareness of and access to FSA programs and services provided to military veterans, beginning, limited-resource, and historically under-served farmers/ranchers.” This free workshop provides training for beginning and under-served farmers interested in applying for various FSA programs, including Farm Ownership/Operating Loans and [...]

Workshop series: Beginning Farmers’ Guide to Financing and Insuring Your Business, Clarke County

Grovehill Town Hall Courtroom 111 Church St, Grove Hill, AL

From the organizers: “Farmscape Solutions has partnered with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to increase awareness of and access to FSA programs and services provided to military veterans, beginning, limited-resource, and historically under-served farmers/ranchers.” This free workshop provides training for beginning and under-served farmers interested in applying for various FSA programs, including Farm Ownership/Operating Loans and [...]

Farm Dreams Day-Long Workshop

Arthur R Edington Education & Career Center 133 Livingston St, Asheville, NC

From the organizers: If you’re in the exploratory stages of starting your own farm, this entry-level workshop is designed just for you. You will receive practical, common-sense information on sustainable farming and how to move forward. - Learn about sustainable farming careers in Western North Carolina. - Discover and assess your resources, skills and farming [...]

$35 – $55

Central Alabama CRAFT – Perennial Fruit Production

Jones Valley Teaching Farm 701 25th St. N, Birmingham

Join the Central Alabama CRAFT Network for a workshop on perennial fruit production, farm tour, and potluck! $5 per person. To register and for more information visit asanonline.org/craft. CRAFT (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training) is a model that blends on-farm, farmer-led training with community-building for farmers, farm employees, interns, and apprentices. Each event will [...]

$5

Farm Community Event

Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center 8300 Alabama 104, Fairhope, AL

Farming a new crop this year? Want to meet other local farmers and local resource providers to help in your success? Join Us on Nov. 26th at 6 p.m. in Fairhope for this Farm Community Event! Topics include: Alabama Beginning Farmers Program Hemp Organic certification This will be held at the Gulf Coast Research and [...]

Alabama Beginning Farmer Program

From the organizers: The Alabama Beginning Farmers Project is funded by grants from the USDA Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program (Awards 2015-04598 & 2018-02936). The overall project implementation plan involves collaboration with a wide range of institutions, producer groups, and nonprofit organizations for supporting beginning farmers statewide. In collaboration with Alabama Cooperative Extension System, [...]

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