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31 10, 2018

ASAN and Hometown Action Launch Community Survey

By |2019-01-30T03:18:58+00:00October 31st, 2018|Food Policy, Intersections, Newsflash!, Take Action!|0 Comments

By Kathleen Kirkpatrick, Hometown Action (pictured at right, on far right) When I began thinking more strategically about possible partnerships for Hometown Action’s growth as an organization, Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network (ASAN) was an obvious choice. A primary reason I was originally drawn to Hometown Action is our emphasis on people-centered, sustainable solutions for small [...]

28 04, 2015

Healthy Food Access Advocacy Day

By |2015-03-01T19:45:20+00:00April 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Hosted by VOICES for Alabama's Children: Legislative advocacy day to promote the Healthy Food Financing Initiative.   More info at http://www.alavoices.org/healthy_food_access. ……………….. 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 [...]

17 04, 2015

Birmingham Food Summit

By |2015-04-10T17:33:41+00:00April 17th, 2015|0 Comments

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL LATER IN THE YEAR Hosted by the Birmingham-Jefferson Food Policy Council: Featuring a screening of the documentary "Food Patriots" and a keynote address from its makers; panel discussions; networking opportunities; and more.  More info to follow at http://www.bhamfpc.org/. ............ This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As one of [...]

11 02, 2015

Farm Bill Meeting

By |2015-02-06T19:49:41+00:00February 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Farm Bill Meeting

Hosted by the Small Farms Research Center (AAMU): Come out and learn more about 2014 Farm Bill programs that can help/benefit your farm operations. Learn more about program eligibility and deadlines from the USDA Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service. Also, learn more information from the Northwest Alabama Resource Conservation District from its [...]

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