7 01, 2022

FACT: Woodland Conversion to Silvopasture

By |2022-01-07T18:31:17+00:00January 7th, 2022|Comments Off on FACT: Woodland Conversion to Silvopasture

From the organizers: In this two part series, join farmer and educator Steve Gabriel for a discussion about how a woodlot can be utilized responsibly for supporting livestock well being and productivity. Historically, many farmers have put animals in the woods, but often this results in exposed soil, erosion, and damage to trees. With intentional [...]

5 02, 2020

Faith Meets Business: Climate Solutions for the Common Good

By |2020-02-05T16:46:00+00:00February 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Faith Meets Business: Climate Solutions for the Common Good

From the organizers: This community dialogue is Saturday, Feb. 8th at the McWane Science Center. Opportunities in Agriculture Solutions from the Land The Clean Energy Platform is led by 25x’25 Alliance. Vision: By 2025, America's farms, forests and ranches will provide 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States, while continuing to [...]

10 01, 2020

2020 Food System Summit

By |2020-01-10T22:41:32+00:00January 10th, 2020|Comments Off on 2020 Food System Summit

From the organizers: The 2020 Alabama Food System Summit will bring together stakeholders within Alabama’s food system to establish a course of action for a sustainable system for all in Alabama. Our Keynote speaker will be Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, Ryan Quarles, who will share information about the Kentucky Hunger Initiative, which supports the health and [...]

25 10, 2019

A Cooperative Approach to the Future of Food

By |2019-10-25T15:51:33+00:00October 25th, 2019|Comments Off on A Cooperative Approach to the Future of Food

From the organizers: Join us for a timely discussion between experts in cooperative structures moderated by Swette Center Executive Director Kathleen Merrigan. Younger generations see economic exclusion and inequality, political divisiveness, and are demanding a greater say in the future of food. Could this be a cooperative moment? What can we learn from an examination [...]

20 09, 2019

Southeast Waters: Wading into Our Future Conference

By |2019-09-20T00:27:18+00:00September 20th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: The Alabama/Florida/Georgia Water Resources & Economics Conference is a collaborative effort between Troy University Center for Water Resource Economics and Tri Rivers Waterway Development Association for the purpose of disseminating water resource information about the region. In its 6th year, the conference will have a special focus on Water Resource Planning for [...]

10 09, 2019

Farm in the City-Saving & Sustainability

By |2019-09-10T15:04:56+00:00September 10th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: Saving & sustainability is all about eating better, saving money and...wait for it... doing something good for the planet -- all at the same time. Yes, we can have it all, well, sometimes. Here's what to expect: Eating better with fresh herbs - Get inspired with fresh flavors from the garden. Everyone [...]

25 07, 2019

Bessemer Food Connection 2019 – Sustainability

By |2019-07-25T16:02:50+00:00July 25th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: Bessemer Food Connection 2019 will allow you to learn what's trending in nutrition, growing and producing healthy food, and creating opportunities for individuals to work together to help create a Healthy Food Economy in Bessemer. Hear the Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture Rick Pate give the keynote address. More information about speakers below. [...]

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 [...]

7 01, 2019

2019 Sustainability Summit

By |2019-01-07T20:29:43+00:00January 7th, 2019|0 Comments

From the organizers: 8:30 -9:00 Registration and Networking - USA Student Center: Ballroom 9:00 -9:45 Opening Session: Ballroom Greetings: Tony Waldrop, University of South Alabama President Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Paulette Doggett, Green Coast Council Chair Keynote Speaker: Chandra Wright, Director of Environmental & Educational Initiatives, The Lodge at Gulf State Park 9:45 [...]

8 08, 2018

Southern SAWG conference

By |2018-09-26T22:25:18+00:00August 8th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!! This is our annual event, providing a forum to learn about sustainable farming techniques and marketing strategies, community food systems, and federal farm policies and programs that promote sustainable agriculture. This event also provides producers, researchers, information providers, concerned consumers and community organizers the opportunity to build [...]

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