2106, 2018

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

By |June 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 […]

2806, 2017

Youth in Agriculture Boot Camp

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First time ever!  Bridging Urban and rural youth to make the food connection.  Come learn about creating your own business, scholarships and more.  It’s all about eating healthy foods and youth!  What your child will learn – How to grow and harvest fresh blueberries, eating healthy foods, exercise, how to start a youth business, FSA youth […]

2007, 2016

Rooted In Community (RIC) Leadership Summit

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Rooted in Community’s 2016 Youth Summit

Join youth from across the country to cultivate grassroots leadership, and strengthen the movement through skill building, co-learning, creative arts and direct action.


Field trips to Local Farms, Community Gardens and Food Justice Organizations
Getting a taste of Food and Social Justice in Olympia
Learning the History of Olympia’s Struggles […]

904, 2015

Let’s Move Farm Camp

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Hosted by Women and Youth in Ag / Let’s Move (Selma):

Hands-on instruction in planting, irrigation, life skills workshops, time-saving small-farm equipment, and more.  Geared towards women and youth (of all ages).  Activities will be backed by energizing music from DJ MacTee.  $10 admission includes incentives bag and t-shirt.  Pre-register by March 18 by calling Rose […]

1302, 2015

Young, Black & Green Environmental Justice Ice Cream Social

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Hosted by the Stillman College Science Club and the Alabama Death Cycle of Coal Campaign:
Celebrating Black History Month & Environmental Justice Movements in the great State of Alabama! Join us for an afternoon of ice cream, pizza, music, dance, spoken word and hip hop all in the name of environmental justice and activism.

Where: Stinson Hall, […]

306, 2012

Community gardens giving back

By |June 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 […]