2306, 2018

North Alabama First Annual Veteran Farmers Conference

By |June 23rd, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

free, one-day event held at the Alabama A&M Winford Thomas Agricultural Research Station in Hazel Green, Alabama.

This conference was created by veterans for veterans and focuses on therapeutic farming and agricultural startups. Come to socialize with other local veterans and hear presentations from veterans, farmers, educators, and professionals. Stay for the Farm Tour […]

304, 2018

SARE’s Our Farms, Our Future Conference: Crafting a Vision for Sustainable Agriculture

By |April 3rd, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizer: “What’s your vision for the future of sustainable agriculture? Join our nation’s leading farmers, ranchers, researchers and educators in St. Louis on April 3-5, 2018 to explore a wide range of innovative, sustainable solutions to agriculture’s most pressing dilemmas.

The Our Farms, Our Future Conference will address major food sustainability trends with presentations […]

2601, 2018

Green Coast Council – Sustainability Summit

By |January 26th, 2018||Comments Off on Green Coast Council – Sustainability Summit

The Green Coast Council’s 2018 Sustainablity Summit will take place on Friday, January 26 at the University of South Alabama.

Concurrent Session Track Topics —

Coastal Resiliency/Climate Adaptation
Energy and Water Conservation
Green Infrastructure/Ecosystems Services
Local Government Policies and Initiatives
Sustainable Agriculture and  Aquaculture
Sustainable Business Practices

More information at

This event is not hosted by ASAN. As one of […]

2101, 2018

Southeastern Soil Summit

By |January 21st, 2018||Comments Off on Southeastern Soil Summit

From the organizers: “Join us for an engaging 1.5 day Soil Summit including presentations and break out discussion about the benefits and challenges of raw manure use relative to the safety of fresh fruit and vegetable production. Key goals for the summit include identifying barriers to using/producing compost while identifying management strategies, resources, and additional […]

1701, 2018

SSAWG “Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms” Conference

By |January 17th, 2018||Comments Off on SSAWG “Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms” Conference

From the organizers: “The Southern SAWG Annual Conference is well-known for providing the practical tools and solutions you need at our annual conference. It is the must-attend event for those serious about sustainable and organic farming and creating more vibrant community food systems! This popular event draws over 1,200 farmers and local food advocates from across the […]

812, 2017

2017 Food & Farm Forum

By |December 8th, 2017||Comments Off on 2017 Food & Farm Forum

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!

We hope to see you in December!

312, 2017

75th Annual PAWC Conference

By |December 3rd, 2017||Comments Off on 75th Annual PAWC Conference

The 75th Annual Professional Agriculture Workers Conference, hosted by Tuskegee University – theme this year is “Building Bridges to a Productive, Just and Sustainable Future”.  More information at

This event is not hosted by ASAN. As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network so as to maximize all of our […]

3011, 2017

Georgia Farmers Market Association’s 2nd Annual Food For Thought Conference

By |November 30th, 2017||Comments Off on Georgia Farmers Market Association’s 2nd Annual Food For Thought Conference

From the event organizers:
“The 2nd Annual Food for Thought Conference brings market managers, farmers, municipalities, agricultural businesses, educators, healthcare professionals, food advocates and local food enthusiasts together to share their experience, knowledge and passion for healthy food, strong communities and food sovereignty. The Food for Thought Conference is an interactive, two-day conference that will propel […]

1611, 2017

Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (AFVGA) Annual Conference

By |November 16th, 2017||Comments Off on Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (AFVGA) Annual Conference

Featuring a trade show, educational workshops, farm tours, and more.

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 23, 2017
For exhibitor and attendee registration visit and

From the event organizers:

“Registration Information:       Registration will be $100 per person this year and includes a one-year membership to the AFVGA.  Alabama Farmers Federation members can save an additional $30 by registering with their Federation membership […]

1011, 2017

Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners National Conference

By |November 10th, 2017||Comments Off on Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners National Conference

From the hosts:

“Black Urban Growers (BUGs) and our partners are pleased to present the 7th Annual Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners (BUGS) Conference, convening urban and rural farmers, students, chefs, food product makers, herbalists, nutritionists, consumers, policy makers, educators, activists and organizations from across the country! Rooted and Rising: Black Southern Land Legacies of Resistance […]