Events

Workshops, conferences, and events in sustainable and organic agriculture, community food systems, and policy, mostly throughout 13 states in the Southern Region of the United States.

Alliance Field Day [MS]

Topics will include: “Risk Management and Insurance; and Legal and Contractual Training”.  The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) Gulf States Office and the University of Mississippi Transactional Law Clinic will take the lead on these topics. 

Will also discuss expanding field days statewide starting in August and how to be highly profitable and sustainable on a small family farm. Partners from Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Alcorn State University Extension Program, Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce; and others will participate and help to provide greater support to local farmers and gardeners.

There is NO COST to attend this event, but PRE-REGISTRATION is required!  LUNCH will be provided. 

DIRECTIONS TO DEMONSTRATION FARM

The 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 exit I-55 at exit 150/State Park Road and travel east through the park toward Hwy 51.  From the park, travel 1 mile south on Hwy 51 to Coleman Road on the right.  The farm is 1 mile southwest of Hwy 51 at 1184 Coleman Road.  (LOOK FOR NEW SIGNS ON HWY 51 AND COLEMAN ROAD).