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24 01, 2020

Now Accepting Applications for ASAN’s 2020 Youth Forum Coordinator and 2020 Youth Council!

By |2020-03-11T18:37:07+00:00January 24th, 2020|Classifieds, Events, Food & Farm Forum, Newsflash!|2 Comments

In 2018, alongside the (adult) Food & Farm Forum, for the first time ever we held a Youth Food & Farm Forum geared towards youth ages 14-21.  The second Youth Forum was held in December 2019.  Both times, the Youth Forum was planned, promoted, and executed by our Youth Forum Coordinator in collaboration with a [...]

24 04, 2019

Apply to lead (or co-lead) a session at the 2019 Forum!

By |2019-04-24T19:42:12+00:00April 24th, 2019|Events, Food & Farm Forum|0 Comments

Do you have the perfect idea for a session for this year's Food & Farm Forum / Youth Food & Farm Forum?  (December 6-7, 2019, in Fairhope, AL)  We want to hear about it! This year we are trying something new -- we are inviting session proposals from our entire network (and beyond), to build [...]

20 02, 2019

Apply to join the 2019 ASAN Youth Council!

By |2019-03-15T20:42:55+00:00February 20th, 2019|Classifieds, Events, Food & Farm Forum, Newsflash!|2 Comments

In 2018, alongside the (adult) Food & Farm Forum, we held our first-ever Youth Food & Farm Forum, geared towards youth ages 14-21.  The Youth Forum was planned, promoted, and executed by our six-member Youth Council from around the state, along with our Youth Forum Coordinator. About 25 youth attended the inaugural Youth Forum, and [...]

24 01, 2019

Job alert: 2019 Youth Food & Farm Forum Coordinator

By |2019-01-31T19:19:09+00:00January 24th, 2019|Classifieds, Food & Farm Forum, Newsflash!|0 Comments

The first-ever Youth Food & Farm Forum, held in December 2018, was a huge, huge success! ASAN is thrilled to announce that we will again be forming a Youth Council and holding a Youth Food & Farm Forum in 2019!  The Youth Council will form in the spring and will plan the 2019 Youth Forum, [...]

21 06, 2018

Apply to join the Youth Council to plan the 2018 Youth Food & Farm Forum!

By |2019-02-20T17:26:29+00:00June 21st, 2018|Classifieds, Events, Food & Farm Forum, Newsflash!|0 Comments

For many years, the (adult) Food & Farm Forum has been the primary annual gathering of ASAN’s statewide network of farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates.  In 2018, approximately 200 diverse participants from across the state will convene for a weekend of community-building and fellowship combined with peer-to-peer, hands-on learning in the form [...]

3 06, 2012

Community gardens giving back

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00June 3rd, 2012|Farmers and Gardeners|0 Comments

DOTHAN, Ala. --For years, Michael Jackson has worked as an advocate for preventing childhood obesity, serving on a task force and pushing physical education in schools.And after years of pushing and advocating with policy-makers and politicians, he was frustrated.“I felt that I needed to do something on the ground,” Jackson said. “Something the community could [...]

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