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May 2019

Goat Herd Management Farm Field-Day

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Just Kiddin’ Caprines, 218 Cemetery Rd.
Langston, AL 35755 United States
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Join us for an interactive farm field day to learn about goat herd management and other programs for small farmers and producers. On Saturday, May 11th from 10am to 12pm, AMRV RC&D and Alabama A&M University Extension will host a workshop at Just Kiddin' Caprines Farm in Langston, Alabama. Hear from long-time goat herd farmer Phillip Wilborn about goat herd management, from JC Holt, creator of a specialized ruminant mineral mix on goat nutrition, and from various program representatives on…

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Veteran Farmers Conference

May 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wallace State Community College, 801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077 United States
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The Annual Veteran Farmers Conference is a free one-day event to educate and train veteran farmers in three key areas: 1) therapeutic farming to address PTSD, 2) financial and technical assistance programs for small farmers, and 3) sustainable small farming techniques and practices. Join us to network with other local veterans, hear from veterans, farmers, educators, and farm program representatives, and learn hands-on farm techniques and practices during the Farm and Greenhouse Tour. Visit amrvrcd.org/vfc or call (256) 773-8495 for…

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July 2019

Fort Payne Renewable Energy Workshop

July 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Western Sizzlin, 1114 Glenn Blvd SW
Fort Payne, AL United States
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GO SOLAR on your farm or for your business! Join AMRV RC&D at Western Sizzlin in Fort Payne on July 9th from 6-8pm for a free dinner and learn how you can improve your farm or business with free renewable energy assessments, and with USDA energy and conservation programs from Rural Development and NRCS. RSVP is required. Please RSVP at jared.carter@amrvrcd.com or (256) 773-8495.

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Sustainable Livestock Farm Field-Day

July 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Pic Robertson Farm, 11255 Lucas Ferry Rd.
Athens, AL 35611 United States
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Join AMRV RC&D for a farm field-day on Sustainable Livestock and other helpful programs for small producers at Pic Robertson's Farm in Athens, AL, Saturday July 13th starting at 9am. This workshop will feature topics such as rotational grazing, parasite treatment, ruminant nutrition, free renewable energy assessments for farms, USDA Rural Development programs, and USDA NRCS programs. This is an outdoor event, so dress accordingly. Light refreshments are provided. Please RSVP with Jared Carter at jared.carter@amrvrcd.com or (256) 773-8495.

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May 2020

Veteran Farmers Conference (POSTPONED)

May 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wallace State Community College, 801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077 United States
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*POSTPONED due to COVID-19

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July 2020

Connecting Kids with Nature Workshop

July 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - November 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Huntsville Botanical Gardens, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805
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A gathering of educators, parents, youth leaders, and environmetnal organizations to learn how to involve more kids in the outdoors. Focus will be on promoting children's health through outdoor activities.

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August 2020

Farmer Workshop with Army Veteran and Farmer Chris Loftin

August 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sweet Grown Alabama Farms, 12764 Sommers Rd.
Athens, AL 35611 United States
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Raising Lambs, Chickens, and Bees: Diversifying Farm Revenue Other topics include: Ruminant Health USDA Small Farmer Programs Veteran Assistance Programs RSVP by clicking here!

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February 2021

Improving Your Farmers Market Booth for Better Sales

February 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cook Museum of Natural Science, 133 4th Ave NE
Decatur, AL 35601 United States
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FREE EVENT! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Join us for a Farmer Workshop to learn how to improve your presence at the farmers market to attract customers and improve sales. Special guests include Don Wambles, Director of the Farmers Market Authority and Elizabeth Thompson of Crotovina and former Manager of Decatur-Morgan County Farmers Market. Dinner will be provided! Topics include: Booth Improvements Produce Branding with Sweet Grown Alabama Farmers Market Morale and Etiquette Beginning Farmers Aid USDA Programs and more. REGISTRATION To…

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March 2021

Improving Your Farmers Market Booth for Better Sales – Albertville, AL

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Albertville Chamber of Commerce, 316 Sand Mountain Dr.
Albertville, AL 35950 United States
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FREE EVENT! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Join us for a Farmer Workshop to learn how to improve your presence at the farmers market to attract customers and improve sales. Special guest includes Don Wambles, Director of the Farmers Market Authority. Topics include: Booth Improvements Produce Branding with Sweet Grown Alabama Beginning Farmers Aid USDA Programs and more. REGISTRATION To register for the In-Person Attendence, register at the link below: https://www.cognitoforms.com/AlabamasMountainsRiversAndValleysRCD/ImprovingYourFarmersMarketBoothForBetterSalesAlbertvilleAL

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Improving Your Farmers Market Booth for Better Sales – Rainsville, AL

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Topher’s Wings, 72 Roy Sanderson Ave
Rainsville, AL 35986 United States
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FREE EVENT! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Join us for a Farmer Workshop to learn how to improve your presence at the farmers market to attract customers and improve sales. Special guest includes Don Wambles, Director of the Farmers Market Authority. Topics include: Booth Improvements Produce Branding with Sweet Grown Alabama Beginning Farmers Aid USDA Programs and more. REGISTRATION To register for the In-Person Attendance, register at the link below: https://www.cognitoforms.com/AlabamasMountainsRiversAndValleysRCD/ImprovingYourFarmersMarketBoothForBetterSalesRainsvilleAL

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