farm tour

1404, 2018

Joy Haven Farm Tour

By |April 14th, 2018||0 Comments

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

By |September 22nd, 2017||Comments Off on Training on Sustainable Agroforestry Practices

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

By |September 10th, 2017||Comments Off on Kiwi Walking Tour

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

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

By |April 29th, 2017||Comments Off on Sustainable Pasture-Based Livestock Production & Beekeeping Field Day

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

By |March 17th, 2017||Comments Off on Alliance Field Day

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

By |November 10th, 2016||Comments Off on Boykin Peoples Movement Assembly

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 […]

2210, 2016

Farm Day at Peinhardt Living History Farm

By |October 22nd, 2016||Comments Off on Farm Day at Peinhardt Living History Farm

Each year the Peinhardt Living History Farm in Cullman is open to the public for one Saturday in October. The farm is opened for everyone to come out and experience history in a setting that will take you back in history and allow you to actually participate in some “hands-on” work.  Exhibits and demonstrations are spread […]

1009, 2016

Silvopasture and Goat-Herd Management Field Day

By |September 10th, 2016||0 Comments

Silvopasture is a sustainable agroforestry system that involves an intentional integration and management of trees, forages, and livestock in a single management unit.

The objective of this program is to educate forest landowners, farmers, and agricultural professionals, and eventually make them able to implement sustainable silvopasture practices to efficiently utilize their resources in order to benefit current as […]

2808, 2016

Farmer Social

By |August 28th, 2016||Comments Off on Farmer Social

Everyone get excited for our next social at Marble Creek Farmstead! Everyone can gather around 1 PM and hang out until 8PM. Bring a swimsuit to swim in the creek. We’ll have the farm tour around 5 PM, so that it isn’t too hot. Food will be served throughout the day. Matthew and Jesie Lawrence […]

212, 2015

2015 Regional Food & Farm Forum in Jemison

By |December 2nd, 2015||0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agricultural Network will be hosting the fourth and final event in its series of 2015 Regional Food and Farm Forums at Petals from the Past in Jemison on Wednesday, December 2.

Please pre-register if you plan to attend!  Click here for registration page.

Location:  Petals from the Past, 16034 County Road 29, Jemison, AL  35085

The Forum […]