1407, 2018

YES, I CAN! Canning Fruits & Vegetables Workshop

By |July 14th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Serious Skills Series:
YES, I CAN! Canning Fruits & Vegetables Workshop
Hosted by DeSoto State Park. The Serious Skills series is a variety of classes and workshops that provide opportunities to discover a hidden talent or learn a new skill for personal enrichment. Classes are open to local residents, overnight guests and park visitors.
Learn all […]

2106, 2018

How to write a Food Safety Plan (PeachDish)

By |June 21st, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

PeachDish will be hosting a FREE Food Safety Plan workshop. Lunch will be provided and food safety experts from both the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and The National Farmers Union will be leading the workshop. PEACHDISH IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGING ALL PRODUCERS TO HAVE , AT MINIMUM, A FOOD SAFETY PLAN.

After completing […]

806, 2018

2018 Food & Farm Forum

By |June 8th, 2018|Eaters and Buyers, Events, Farmers and Gardeners, Food & Farm Forum, Movers and Shakers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

Friday-Saturday December 7-8, 2018
(Pre-Forum session Thurs Dec 6)
Camp McDowell
Nauvoo, AL
(see details under the respective headers below)

Registration form (all ages)

Lodging reservation form

Youth Forum additional required forms, in DOCX format (click to download)

Youth Forum additional required forms, in PDF format (click to download)

Scholarship application form

Full program (adult Forum)

Full program […]

3105, 2018

Farm Day

By |May 31st, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Farm Field Workshop and Demonstration

Target Audience:

Farmers and landowners in t.he following counties: Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, and Sumter

The following topics will be covered:
• Farmer’s Perspective
• USDA Government Programs and Service
• Marketing Products and Ag. Entrepreneurship
• Credit Worthiness

For additional information about the farm field day, please contact the Green County Extension Office Mrs. […]

2205, 2018

Welcome to Our Farm: Agritourism Marketing and Customer Engagement

By |May 22nd, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Join ASAP and other regional farmers at Ivy Creek Family Farm for a half-day workshop on best practices and marketing strategies for growing or establishing your agritourism ventures. Learn about consumer trends and hear how other farms are using marketing and storytelling to turn visitors into farm friends. Gain tools and strategies to […]

1105, 2018

Hawkwind Herbal Workshop

By |May 11th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Join Grandma Lulu and the Plant Nation for a weekend of exploring and learning how to wild craft medicinal plants that grow on these Alabama foothills. During this time you will be introduced to some of these plants. You will learn how to make herbal infusions out of oil, alcohol and vinegar. You […]

905, 2018

Business Development Training

By |May 9th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

In collaboration with TruFund Financial Services: Financial Literacy Workshop

At this seminar:
Participants will learn:

1) how to complete a basic business plan

2)understanding personal credit and
credit repair

3) the importance of sound
financial management and record

4) accessing capital for

RSVP required: Tamika McNeal at [email protected]
For more information contact us at: 205.715.2710

Limited Enrollment

Lunch will be served


This event is not hosted […]

905, 2018

4-H AWW Watershed Stewardship 101 Workshop-no previous training required

By |May 9th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:
1 Day Workshop
This workshop is for adult educators including teachers, volunteers, and informal educators who would like to learn how to teach students about basic watershed concepts related to water quality and water monitoring, the water environment, and water pollution through hands-on activities. This is a Watershed “101” type workshop where we introduce educators […]

805, 2018

Winter Forages Field Day & Workshop: Alternatives for Livestock Producers

By |May 8th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:
An opportunity to learn more about winter forage options, nutrition, and grazing management practices for livestock production.
Dress in outdoor clothing, shoes or boots, and sun protection

Winfred Thomas Agricultural Research Station

To register: E-mail Robert Spencer at [email protected] or call
(256) 372-4983. Also, contact Spencer for special needs by Friday, May 4


This event is not hosted […]

2804, 2018

Medicinal and Edible Plants: Everyday Uses

By |April 28th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Botanist, Francine Hutchinson, will lead participants in the art of using medicinal/edible plants in everyday life. Learn about the numerous plants found in our area and what potential uses they have. Participants will received hands-on practice. (We recommend participating in the Medicinal Plant: Identification Hike workshop on April 7th also.)
Date: Saturday, April 28, […]