16 04, 2019

Victor Lewis “The Color of Fear”

By |2019-04-16T13:11:08+00:00April 16th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: The Alabama Institute for Social Justice (AISJ) is proud to present Victor Lewis, a nationally recognized social justice educator, trainer, and activist. Lewis has conducted keynote speeches, seminars, workshops and "train the trainer" programs throughout the U.S. and abroad and is best known for his inspiring leadership role in the award-winning race relations [...]

24 08, 2017

Herb Day with Felder Rushing

By |2017-08-24T20:52:45+00:00August 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Herb Day with Felder Rushing

Herb Day is the Gulf Coast Herb Society’s main event of the year.  Be prepared to be treated to a day of food, door prizes, and a presentation based on the theme of the year.  All proceeds from the events go to maintain the Mobile Botanical Garden’s herb garden. 2017 Special Speaker Felder Rushing “Stress-Free [...]

23 09, 2016

Bryant Terry Lunchtime Lecture and Cooking Demo

By |2016-09-23T01:02:56+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Bryant Terry Lunchtime Lecture and Cooking Demo

Chef Bryant Terry, James Beard Leadership Award-winning chef and author is presenting in Montgomery at a free lunchtime lecture on September 30th at the Fairview Farmers Market as a part of the River Region Food Policy Council's newest project called the Food Turn Up. Mr. Terry is the current chef-in- residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, [...]

19 08, 2016

Eat Drink Read Write Festival

By |2016-08-19T14:38:52+00:00August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Hosted by the Birmingham Public Library: A week of food- and drink-themed events.  Highlights this year include Bryant Terry of Afrovegan, and Harvest Roots Farm & Ferment. More information to follow at http://www.bplonline.org/eatdrinkfest.aspx ……………….. This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network so as [...]

6 04, 2016

“Conversations with an Agrarian Elder” with Jim Gerritsen

By |2016-04-06T19:24:32+00:00April 6th, 2016|Comments Off on “Conversations with an Agrarian Elder” with Jim Gerritsen

Jim and Megan Gerritsen have owned and run Wood Prairie Family Farm in northern Maine for 40 years. Wood Prairie Family Farm, certified organic since the early 1980s, produces Maine Certified Seed Potatoes, seed crops, vegetables and grain. In addition to farming, Jim has been active in the organic community for four decades, serving as President [...]

27 02, 2015

Talk: “Dismantling Racism in the Food System”

By |2015-03-03T04:01:33+00:00February 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Dr. Eric Holt-Gimenez of Food First, a food justice nonprofit based in Oakland, CA, will be giving two public talks in Tuscaloosa on March 25th and 26th. Both events will take place in Room 123 Lloyd Hall at 7:30 p.m. On March 25th, the talk will be entitled "Dismantling Racism in the Food System". On March [...]

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