Day two of the conference was spent at the Rural Life Museum on the campus of Louisiana State University. Educational sessions were held, as were Professional Interest Group (PIG) meetings, and regional meetings. The day was capped off by the annual auction where funds were raised to support the organization and an overall good time… Continue reading ALHFAM 2016 Day 2: Sessions, Meetings, and The Auction
The Forums are Open
An interesting feature on the improved ALHFAM website are the forums. Forums are set up for all of the Professional Interest Groups (PIGs), for the membership at large, and for the MidAtlantic region (regional forums need to be initiated by your regional rep--if your region doesn't have one yet, contact your rep and tell them… Continue reading The Forums are Open
As the year draws to a close I 'd like to encourage you, once again, to consider ALHFAM in your year-end giving. Donations are tax-deductible and can be made easily on our website: Give to ALHFAM As of this writing we have almost met the modest goal set by our President, Tom Kelleher, but… Continue reading Consider ALHFAM
New Website is Live!
At long last, after much promotion, preparation, and hard work, the new website is live! Click here to give it a go. Thanks to the team that made it possible (Heidi Glatfelter Schlag, Blake Hayes, Matt Miller, and others) and who launched it a day before my birthday. An unintended outcome, I know, but I'll… Continue reading New Website is Live!
Poultry to Period Clothing: The Bulletin
Poultry flock inspection, blade sheep shearing, English formal gardens in America, heritage potatoes, preservation of period clothing, spinning and weaving, behaviorism applications for tourists . . . What a wonderfully eclectic mix of topics; articles about which are found in just two issues of the Bulletin, ALHFAM's quarterly journal. Every issue I receive has something… Continue reading Poultry to Period Clothing: The Bulletin
New Website Coming
ALHFAM will be unveiling a new and greatly improved website soon. One of the advantages of the new site includes a Membership Management System (MMS). Our Communications team has been hard at work on this project and wants to make every member comfortable with the new site and system. To this end they've created very… Continue reading New Website Coming