Welcome to the Community Calendar! See below for events, workshops, and programs from Mississippi and the SE region put on by MSAN and by many of our partners.

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The Stockman Grass Farmer: Grazier’s Marketing School

November 5 @ 8:30 am – November 6 @ 12:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,

Jackson, MS

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JACKSON, MS Taught by SGF Editor Allan Nation and SGF Columnists Carolyn Nation, Joel Salatin and Sheri Salatin. This Grazier’s Marketing School is designed for those graziers who want to double their dollars per animal by capturing the other 50 percent of the consumer’s meat dollar. This school will cover the advantages and disadvantages of…

Food Tank Exclusive Webinar Series: The ABCs of the GMO Debate: Do we really need GMOs to feed the world?

November 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
www.foodtank.com

The next installment of Food Tank’s Exclusive Webinar Series will feature Anna Lappe, author, educator, activist, Project Director of Food MythBusters and Real Food Media Project, and co-founder of Small Planet Institute and the Small Planet Fund. Lappe will present on “The ABCs of the GMO Debate:

Starkville Farm to School Event

November 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oktibbeha County Extension Center

Join State-wide Farm to School Coordinator Sunny Young and get Farm to School in the Oktibbeha district. Facebook event can be found here. Register for the event with Sunny Young Baker at mississippifarmtoschool@gmail.com or (636) 675-0503

ASAP FIELD DAY: Preparation for Spring Planting: Crop Nutrient Management; Pest, Disease, Weed Control; Irrigation; and Persimmon: A Nutritious and Medicinal Fruit

November 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

The Alliance demonstration farm is located in Holmes County, Mississippi – off Hwy 51 between Goodman and Durant. Visitors may exit I-55 at exit 146/Hwy 14 and travel 3 miles east to Goodman and Holmes Community College. From Goodman, travel north 3 miles on Hwy 51 to Coleman Road on the left. Visitors may also…

Mississippi Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Annual Conference and Trade Show

December 2 – December 3
Natchez, MS

The Mississippi Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association is a group of commercial fruit and vegetable growers with a vested interest in promoting the fruit and vegetable industries in Mississippi. This year’s conference and trade show will include a variety of informative sessions that you can find here.

ASAN Jemison Regional Food and Food Forum

December 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,

Jemison, AL,

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network 2015 Regional Food & Farm Forums will convene farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates to “cross-pollinate” and learn from one another. Check out the page here.

ASAP FIELD DAY: Crop Selection/Seed Acquisition for Spring Planting, Equipment Maintenance, Selection and Acquisition Spring Field Preparations; Winter Fruit Crop Activities

December 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

The Alliance demonstration farm is located in Holmes County, Mississippi – off Hwy 51 between Goodman and Durant. Visitors may exit I-55 at exit 146/Hwy 14 and travel 3 miles east to Goodman and Holmes Community College. From Goodman, travel north 3 miles on Hwy 51 to Coleman Road on the left. Visitors may also…