farm tour

411, 2018

Tailgate Training

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Low-input sustainable ways to handle bees and pecans

Join us for a discussion, farm tour, and potluck!

This is a free event, but registration is required.

To register contact: Laura at [email protected] or (323)946-3863.

Please register by October 28th.

1510, 2018

ASAN Food & Farm Forum and Youth Food & Farm Forum

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ASAN’s biggest network gathering of the year!  All the details are at http://asanonline.org/forum18!

109, 2018

Farm Field Day

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From the organizers:

Target Audience:

Farmers, landowners and all interested in sustainable agriculture practices

Topics address:

• Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Programs and Services

• Farm Service Agency (FSA) Programs and Services

• Small Farms Research Center (SFRC) Programs and Services

Alchemy Farm Tour

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. Free of charge. Pre-registration is suggested, but not required.

For additional information about the […]

1607, 2018

Product Safety Alliance “Grower Training”

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From the organizers:

Two day event July 16th & 23rd

Pre-Registration required: Diane Anthony 251 574 8445

PSA Grower Training Mobile

DAY 1: July 16th
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Introduction to produce safety, worker health, hygiene, and training
soil amendments, wildlife, domesticated animals, and land use
agricultural water (part 1 & 2)
post harvest handling and sanitation
how to […]

1404, 2018

Joy Haven Farm Tour

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From the organizers:

Joy Haven Farm is a Certified Naturally Grown family farm located in Shorter, Alabama.  With a ½ acre intensive vegetable production system consisting of in-field and hoop house grown crops, Sheila Dicks provides up to 30 families fresh produce over two sessions, Spring/Summer and Fall, through their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Overage is sold to local restaurants and at the Montgomery Curb […]

2209, 2017

Training on Sustainable Agroforestry Practices

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Agroforestry is a sustainable land-use system that involves the intentional integration and management of trees, crops, and/or livestock in a single management unit.  This system offers more
economical, environmental, and social benefits compared to the sole operation of its components.

Workshop topics/activities include:
• Agroforestry and silvopasture
• Tree management in agroforestry systems
• Agroforestry application in Alabama
• Alley cropping […]

1009, 2017

Kiwi Walking Tour

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Learn all you need to know to successfully add these vines to your home garden.

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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 impact, we routinely post events that we ourselves are not hosting. If you […]

2904, 2017

Sustainable Pasture-Based Livestock Production & Beekeeping Field Day

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Hosted by the The Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension Program: The purpose of this field day is to educate livestock producers and Extension professionals on developing and managing year-round pasture and grazing systems for sustainable, ruminant-livestock enterprises. Support is available from the NRCS to improve pastures and grazing lands and to develop woodland grazing. The process of application for […]

1703, 2017

Alliance Field Day

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Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Production: The March 17th field day will be led by the Small Farm Training Center (SFTC) near Picayune, Mississippi in Hancock County. As a hands-on working mini-farm and training center, SFTC has pioneered production and marketing strategies that have attracted more than 80 student apprentices in two years. […]

1011, 2016

Boykin Peoples Movement Assembly

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WHAT: Boykin Peoples Movement Assembly, Boykin, AL

Community leaders of the Boykin, Alberta, and Gees Bend community to join Black Belt Citizens, River Region Food Policy Council, US Human Rights Network, and Project South for an assembly on clean water & working sanitation, environmental justice, community empowerment and human rights. This program is designed to compliment last […]