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AmazonSmile: Support Southern SAWG While You Shop

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support SSAWG every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to SSAWG!

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Show Off Your Sustainable Farm Photo and Video Contest

Take your camera or smart phone with you next time you go to work. Yes, it is a very busy time of year for farmers. But it's also a perfect time to capture a fantastic photo, or video, of your farming or ranching operation. Show off your sustainable crops, fields, livestock, market booth, value-added products, equipment, CSA box... well you get the idea. 

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Request for Applicants for the Southern SAWG Board of Directors

Application Deadline Extended: September 4, 2015

The Southern SAWG Board of Directors is accepting applicants for consideration of Board appointment beginning in March 2016. We would like to elect several new Board members to help strengthen, grow, guide and support the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group in achieving our mission.

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Growing Farm Profits Training IS Growing Farm Profits!

Southern SAWG, with funding support from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC) and with the able assistance of Community Farm Alliance, recently completed an evaluation of the long term economic impact of the Growing Farm Profits trainings that Southern SAWG has sponsored over the past several years. These trainings are specifically designed to help diversified vegetable farmers understand the many variables effecting their profitability and ways they can manage for profitability in their everyday farming activities and decision-making.

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SSAWG Accomplishments

Southern SAWG has been inspiring and empowering farmers, individuals and communities to create more sustainable food and farming systems for nearly 25 years. Since 1991 we have assisted over 10,000 farmers in the South, yet our work goes far beyond the farm gate. Did you know that Southern SAWG also trains farm service providers, strengthens regional food systems, and builds and supports collaborative networks? We also give Southerners a voice in policy decisions that shape public food and agriculture programs.  Here are a few of our accomplishments from the past year.

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