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As the events of 2020 have made the need for human connection more acute, we understand that the desire for the Food & Farm Forum is ever stronger; its usefulness more apparent. And yet we know we cannot simply move our Food & Farm Forum onto Zoom; we have to completely reimagine and reconfigure the [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Central Alabama CRAFT Network What is CRAFT? CRAFT stands for Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training. The original CRAFT network formed in upstate New York as a way to provide diverse on-farm training and a shared social network for farm interns, apprentices, and employees. The model has been replicated in many other places, and adapted [...]
Thurs Dec 5, 2019 - Field trips Fri-Sat Dec 6-7 - General Forum sessions Camp Beckwith, Fairhope, AL QUICK LINKS: Registration form (includes lodging reservation) Youth Food & Farm Forum details Supplemental forms for youth participants: DOC format or PDF format PROGRAM: Click here for the overall Forum schedule. Click here for a [...]
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 [...]
ASAN's biggest network gathering of the year! All the details are at http://asanonline.org/forum18!
Friday-Saturday December 7-8, 2018 (Pre-Forum session Thurs Dec 6) Camp McDowell Nauvoo, AL QUICK LINKS: (see details under the respective headers below) Registration form (all ages) Lodging reservation form Youth Forum additional required forms, in DOCX format (click to download) Youth Forum additional required forms, in PDF format (click to download) Scholarship application form [...]