In search of a simpler life, a young couple returns home to Alabama where they set out to eat the way their grandparents did - locally and seasonally. But as their new diet forces them to navigate the agricultural industrial complex, they soon realize that nearly everything about the food system has changed since farmers once populated their family histories. A thoughtful and often funny essay on community, the South and sustainability, "Eating Alabama" is a story about why food matters.
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Had its world premiere at the 2012 South by Southwest Film Festival, and then went on to be screened in 2012 at the Yale Environmental Film Festival in New Haven, CT; the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, NC; the Indie Grits Festival, Columbia, SC; the Little Rock Film Festival; the Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham, Alabama; the Bama Theatre in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival; and the New Orleans Film Festival. See more
Good food goes a long way toward a good life.