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13 12, 2019

Food Resiliency in the Region: Food Hub Feasibility & Modeling Success

By |2019-12-13T23:00:57+00:00December 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Food Resiliency in the Region: Food Hub Feasibility & Modeling Success

From the organizers: UGA presentation of food hub feasibility study results - presented UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development Collective Harvest Presentation of Successful CSA/Wholesale Program Model Details: When: 10:30 a.m.-Noon on Monday, December 16 Where: River Valley Regional Commission What do agribusiness and food systems in the River Valley Region need to thrive? [...]

14 10, 2018

Alabama Landowners Conference 2018

By |2018-10-04T03:32:37+00:00October 14th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: CONFERENCE TOPICS:  Alabama Forests and Economic Development  Continuing Your Legacy – Passing Your Land to the Next Generation  Quality Deer Management  Longleaf Fire & Density  Threatened & Endangered Species  SmartMaps: Technology to Improve Communications and Forest Management Plus local forestry tours! CONFERENCE EVENTS:  Alabama TREASURE [...]

19 09, 2018

The 22nd Annual Booker T. Washington Economic Development Summit

By |2018-07-19T23:21:16+00:00September 19th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Start-up and established entrepreneurs from the minority business sector, leaders of trade associations and community-based organizations, collegiate entrepreneurs, government staff working in HBCU and other university service areas, interested parties involved in economic development, etc. This summit primarily focuses on business, economic development, entrepreneurship, and procurement opportunities in minority [...]

6 06, 2014

Food Policy Briefing: New Cottage Food Law Went into Effect June 1, 2014

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00June 6th, 2014|Farmers and Gardeners, Food Policy|0 Comments

By Kristin Woods, ACES Regional Extension Agent Locally grown and produced food is becoming more and more popular across Alabama. Farmers markets have provided small food producers and home processors greater economic opportunity. Because of the costs of meeting food regulations, in many cases the markets have provided the only venue available to a small [...]

30 04, 2012

Chilton Food Innovation Center Formally Launches May 1

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00April 30th, 2012|Eaters and Buyers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

The Chilton Food Innovation Center, a fully equipped industrial kitchen that will provide local farmers and other aspiring entrepreneurs with opportunities and technical assistance with food processing, will be formally launched Tuesday, May 1. The formal opening will begin at 2 p.m. at the Center, located on 13 First Avenue in Clanton. The Food Innovation [...]

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