Farmers

2707, 2018

Organic Food & Farming Summit 2018: Nature’s Garden Express

By |July 27th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

The Summit is a statewide educational event (the only of its kind in Florida) geared toward farmers and the public (those who eat, cook, and grow good food) to come together and learn new skills and techniques on growing, processing, preparing and selling organic and sustainable foods, on farm and at home.

Last year […]

2906, 2018

Integrated Approach for Managing Diseases and Parasites in Small Ruminants

By |June 29th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Hands-on Training for Farmers and Professionals

The purpose of this training session is to educate small-ruminant producers and Extension professionals on the prevalent disease and parasite challenges that jeopardize small ruminant health and performance as well as human health, and an integrated approach to prevent these problems. Moreover, various treatment strategies will be discussed […]

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 […]

2804, 2018

Tribal Meeting

By |April 28th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Tribal Citizens and Friends,

Ma-Chis, Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama, will offer a free seminar on Business Development with Darrell Tennie of The Tennie Group of Raleigh N.C. Who needs to attend? Farmers, Land Owners, those thinking of starting a business, or if you sell items to boost the money in your bank […]

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 […]

2102, 2018

Local Food Safety Collaborative presents Listening Sessions for Produce Growers and Processors

By |February 21st, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers: “Are you a fresh produce farmer or food processor that supplies local markets? If so, the Local Food Safety Collaborative (LFSC) wants to know how to help you enhance food safety in your operation! We have recently completed a national assessment survey and are looking to refine ideas about what kind of trainings, […]

3101, 2018

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

By |January 31st, 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 Farm […]

1801, 2018

LFPI’s “Local Producers Serving Local Consumers” Forum

By |January 18th, 2018||0 Comments

From organizers: “The Local Food Production Initiative presents our Local Producers Serving Local Consumers Forum on Sunday, February 18. Our 2018 Forum will feature three growers at the forefront of the local food movement. Come hear presentations by Stewart Perkins of Nature Nine Farms, David Eckman of Eckman Farm, and Terry Underwood, the Mushroom Man.

Our Forum […]

1502, 2017

125th Annual Farmers Conference

By |February 15th, 2017||Comments Off on 125th Annual Farmers Conference

The Farmers Conference at Tuskegee University is often cited as the oldest event of its type in the nation. The first Farmers Conference, originally called the “Peoples Conference” was hosted on this historic campus on February 23, 1892. This conference exists today as a two-day educational forum that features tours, panel discussions, interactive demonstrations and […]

112, 2016

ASAN Regional Food & Farm Forum (Livingston)

By |December 1st, 2016||0 Comments

Join ASAN at the University of West Alabama for the fourth and final event in our 4-part series of 2016 Regional Food & Farm Forums!

More information at http://asanonline.org/RFFF16.

ABOUT THE REGIONAL FORUMS:
The Regional Forums are training and networking events that bring together small-scale and sustainable farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates.  Each Regional Forum consists of roundtable discussions […]