agriculture

Alabama 2022 Farm Legislation a Win for Agriculture

Dan Alabama, Legislative

Alabama’s 2022 state legislative season was a success for agriculture with the passage of key bills. “I would say overall we were very happy with how it went. We had some priorities that we called the farm package here at the Alabama Farmers Federation, and all of that was successful,” said Blake Thaxton, a director with the Alabama Farmers Federation. …

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Sweet Grown Alabama Hosted Second Annual Farm to Table Dinner in Baldwin County

Dan Alabama

(ROBERTSDALE, AL/May 13, 2022) — Sweet Grown Alabama hosted its second annual farm to table dinner at Waters Edge in Robertsdale May 12. Nearly 150 attendees enjoyed a dinner of locally grown products, music from local duo Wylie Pete and Alabama farm scenery. Farmers, sponsors, local legislators and community members dined on eight classic southern dishes highlighting Sweet Grown Alabama …

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Poarch Band of Creek Indians Partner with Sweet Grown Alabama

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

Sweet Grown Alabama, the state’s agricultural branding program, is pleased to welcome the Poarch Band of Creek Indians as a founding member of the non-profit organization.  “I am excited to announce our support of Sweet Grown Alabama,” said Stephanie A. Bryan, Tribal Chair and CEO. “We are always looking for ways to support Alabama’s economy and this important initiative will …

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‘Sweet Grown Alabama’ Statewide Agricultural Branding Program Launches

Dan Alabama, Field Crops, Fruits, Industry News Release, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

Shoppers looking to buy local and support Alabama farmers will soon have a new way to identify locally grown products with the Sweet Grown Alabama logo.  “As I travel across the state, most of the questions I receive from consumers are about their food and where it comes from,” said Commissioner Rick Pate of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and …