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10 03, 2021

Training to Accept Senior Citizens Vouchers at Farmers Market

By |2021-03-10T16:35:30+00:00March 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Training to Accept Senior Citizens Vouchers at Farmers Market

From the organizer: A new program the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) allows farmers to receive vouchers from senior citizens who visit the Farmers Market. Through the SFMNP, Lowndes County residents ages 60 and older can apply for, receive, and use vouchers to purchase fresh produce at farmers markets. Before farmers accept those vouchers [...]

10 03, 2021

Stories from the Field: Farmers as PSA Trainers – March

By |2021-03-10T16:26:15+00:00March 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Stories from the Field: Farmers as PSA Trainers – March

From the organizer: The Local Food Safety Collaborative is excited to announce an upcoming conversation about farmers who are also Produce Safety Alliance trainers. The webinar, Stories from the Field: Farmers as PSA Trainers, will be hosted on Zoom on Thursday, March 25th, from 3-4pm EDT.   Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kceyopzsvGNHfrFZ3okL_LIWm4yN5FQI- (Interested but can't make it? [...]

5 02, 2020

Heritage Skills Organic and Natural Growing

By |2020-02-05T16:11:29+00:00February 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Heritage Skills Organic and Natural Growing

From the organizers: Join experts and local farmers for a day of natural growing. Topics will include Natural Insect Control, Soil, Cover Crops, Rain Catchment, Sustainability, and more. Register here! ……………….. 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 [...]

10 01, 2020

Heritage Skills Raised Bed Gardening

By |2020-01-10T17:30:52+00:00January 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Heritage Skills Raised Bed Gardening

From the organizers: Explore this weedless, productive, instant garden technique discussing plans, irrigation, soil mixes, planting techniques, and year round growing. $5 per person. ……………….. 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 [...]

6 01, 2020

Alliance Field Day 2020

By |2020-01-06T17:12:20+00:00January 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Alliance Field Day 2020

From the organizers: We are pleased to be partnering with Mynelle Gardens and the Metro Master Gardeners to conduct very-timely “Seed Starting and Plant Propagation Demonstrations; Roundtable Discussions; and Tour”. Other event partners include: USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Experiment Station, and Up in Farms Food Hub. [...]

31 10, 2019

128th Annual Farmers Conference

By |2019-10-31T17:07:42+00:00October 31st, 2019|Comments Off on 128th Annual Farmers Conference

From the Organizers: 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, [...]

10 09, 2019

Heritage Skills Trapping and the Fur Trade

By |2019-09-10T15:58:32+00:00September 10th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: Many farmers face the dilemma of livestock being the prey of wildlife.  If this a problem for you, join us to learn solutions to these issues from the Alabama Trappers and Predator Control Association. $5 per person. To register please go to www.Agriplex.org and click on the register tab.  Follow the link [...]

25 07, 2019

Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference

By |2019-08-13T17:43:34+00:00July 25th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group’s 29th annual conference is for serious organic and sustainable producers, farm to school participants, urban farmers or those interested in creating more vibrant community food systems in the South. The event offers informative pre-conference courses and field trips, practical conference sessions, networking and a trade show. Each [...]

1 07, 2019

Queer Farmer Convergence 2019

By |2019-07-01T12:41:33+00:00July 1st, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: Registration is full for the second-annual Queer* Farmer** Convergence in Decorah, Iowa August 24-26, 2019!  Want to get on the waitlist? Sign up here! We do have a few spots still available for BIPOC and folks within ~150 miles of Decorah, so if you are in either of those categories and want to register, [...]

1 05, 2019

USDA Program Updates and Hemp Production Questions Answered

By |2019-05-01T18:38:03+00:00May 1st, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: USDA Farm Service Agency, in partnership with other USDA Agencies, the Alabama State Department of Agriculture and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, will be offering a free intensive, one day outreach event in four locations across Alabama. You only need to attend one of the events, as the information presented at each [...]

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