Training & Workshops
Mississippi Small Farmer Conference (CANCELED)
This Small Farmers Conference is a joint venture between Alcorn State University and The Mississippi Association of Cooperatives(MAC)
Every October 21-23, 2020
CoopEcon is an education and training institute geared toward helping current and future cooperators building and strengthening new community-based enterprises in their communities.
CoopEcon 2019 is the sixth gathering of a coalition of Southern Grassroots organizations and their affiliate partners. This network of organizations is working towards promoting and launching sustainable cooperative economies.
GA Farmer Conference
Held every year in February, the Georgia Farmers Conference includes workshops, sessions, and speakers from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, USDA Agencies, and other subject matter experts.
Held in June!!!
Held Annually in June at the Rural Training and Research Center in Epes Alabama, The Forestry Camp introduces high school students to careers in forestry. Students that attend are primarily from neighboring counties, and as far away as Georgia.
For more information contact:
P: 205- 652 -9676
Every October During Coop Month
RTRC Epes, AL
Co-op Month has been nationally recognized in October since 1964. The month is a time for co-ops to reflect on their shared principles and to educate everyone about the value of belonging to a co-op. Contact 205-652-9676 to RSVP
Annual Meeting/Estelle Witherspoon Award Dinner August 13th, 14th, 15th 2020
We are always excited about this momentous occasion and invite you to participate in the celebration of our organization. We are swiftly approaching the 52nd celebration to be held August in Birmingham & Epes Alabama