9 10, 2020

2020 Adapted Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum

By |2020-11-19T17:41:32+00:00October 9th, 2020|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food & Farm Forum, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

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 [...]

27 01, 2020

Alabama Beginning Farmer Program

By |2019-12-11T20:59:40+00:00January 27th, 2020|Comments Off on 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, [...]

26 11, 2019

Farm Community Event

By |2019-11-13T20:11:51+00:00November 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Farm Community Event

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 [...]

13 10, 2019

Central Alabama CRAFT – Perennial Fruit Production

By |2019-10-03T19:44:19+00:00October 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Central Alabama CRAFT – Perennial Fruit Production

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 [...]

25 06, 2019

Central Alabama CRAFT Network

By |2020-05-05T21:17:18+00:00June 25th, 2019|Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Newsflash!, Resources|2 Comments

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 [...]

6 06, 2019

2019 Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum

By |2019-11-14T18:06:10+00:00June 6th, 2019|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food & Farm Forum, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

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 [...]

16 01, 2019

Farm Dreams Day-Long Workshop

By |2019-01-11T17:10:47+00:00January 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Farm Dreams Day-Long Workshop

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 [...]

8 06, 2018

2018 Food & Farm Forum

By |2019-03-04T17:40:02+00:00June 8th, 2018|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food & Farm Forum, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

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 [...]

6 02, 2018

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

By |2018-01-29T18:19:07+00:00February 6th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

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