Upcoming Events:

  • Sheep & Goat Meeting

    Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Marshall County Farmers Federation Building, 133 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL
    Calendar: ACES Urban Affairs
    11/06 - Sheep & Goat Meeting
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Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs

About Urban Affairs

Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs, located on the campus of Alabama A&M University, is one of six base program areas of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and a national leader in providing urban Extension programs and services that sustain the environment and impact the lives of Alabama’s growing and diverse populations.

For more than a decade, Urban Affairs & New Nontraditional Programs has been at the forefront in providing life-changing programs for individuals, families, children and youth, entrepreneurs, and animal producers just to name a few. Our goal is to ultimately improve and sustain lives, homes, communities, businesses, and the environment.


Tree Planting Festival

John Hunt Park
November 1, 2014
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Free family festival about all things tree. Japanese maple give-away. Bouncy tents & face painting for the kids.
Come & help plant trees in the park.

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AAMU's Small Farms Research Center's

New & Beginning Farmers & Ranchers Workshop
November 19-21, 2014

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Business Planning & Marketing Education for Hard to Reach Urban Gardeners, Inner-City Youth and Beginning Vegetable Growers
"One-Year project Begins"

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Sponsored by Small Farms Research Center, Alabama A&M University
& the Alabama Cooperative Extension System

AAMU's Small Farms Research Center's

"Let's Talk about the 2014 Farm Bill"
December 2, 2014
Limestone County Extension Office
1109 W. Market St. Athens, AL 35611

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Specialty Sites:

2-year Project to Develop Ethnic Vegetable Crops as Niche Market


Metro News is a quarterly online newsletter that features current news and research-based articles on urban and nontraditional topics for global audiences.

Alabama Families First, formerly A Look at Alabama Families, is a dynamic web site that offers timely information for Alabama’s traditional and nontraditional families.

Programación en Español, is a web site that serves both Alabama’s growing Hispanic population and the people who work with them.

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