The subject of this blog is local food in the Gulf Coast region centering around Mobile Alabama, stretching from Mississippi on the west to the Florida panhandle on the east. To get a sense of the topics covered, check the Categories dropdown menu on the right side of the page. They include, but are not limited to, local producers and crops, gardening, community food projects, eating locally, and organic and sustainable agriculture.
This blog also aims to be a hub for local food groups and organizations, providing a way to share news, publicize events; inform people about the importance of building and supporting local food systems; provide resources for growing and buying locally produced food; share information about health, nutrition, and environmental issues related to local eating; and not least, promote a love of seasonal, local, sustainable eating.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR/EDITOR
Ang Jordan moved to Mobile, AL in 2006 from the midwest, where she lived in communities with a thriving local food economy. She is a full-time mother, part-time web designer, not-enough-time gardener, person with breast cancer, bread baker, and a believer in the power of a fresh-from-the-vine-fully-ripe tomato to change the world. You can read more in the very first post of this blog, and this post about early formative gardening experiences.