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Farm to table insights.
Salt, Soil, & Supper is a potluck, and we refuse to leave out those affected by changing climate, dwindling natural resources, and environmental racism. If we're to break bread together, we need to bring everyone to the table, from the coast to the Black Belt.
Salt, Soil, & Supper helps folks interested in the environment, agriculture, and foodways in the Gulf Coast who want wholistic conversation and analysis by creating an ongoing space where readers hear from both practitioners and policy-makers, and where voices that are often siloed in environmental and agricultural spaces can weigh in.
"Florida just wasn't designed geologically to support 20 million people."
"The statistics suggest that most wealthier white people in New Orleans have only gotten much wealthier since Katrina."
"When you turn on your tap, you expect clean water to come out, and then you pay your bill once a month and expect that somehow these two things should work like clockwork, and there is nothing else that's happening behind it"
"Community gardens are very important, but they are not going to solve the problem of access to food if the farms are so far away from the average person."
What forestry management can mean for those same property owners who are attempting to figure out how to afford the—at times, massive—plots of land they've inherited.
"The largest chattel slave crops build the walls of these prison cells-turned-garden beds, illustrating the evolution of chattel slavery into mass incarceration, or our habit in the colonized United States of renaming modalities of torture."