By Michael Nolan
“Never doubt that a small group of committed individuals can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead
Living in the South, I had somehow taken for granted that most people live somewhere with enough land around them to have at least a small garden.
I mean this is the South! Doesn’t everyone grow something here?
Turns out that I was wrong. Birmingham has a large urban population, much of it in lackluster apartment complexes and Section 8 housing.
Even before the economy tanked, thousands of people in my county were going without food, and Read the rest of this entry »