Trussville, Alabama (near Birmingham)
Garden & Gun Club is hosting a Harvest Feast with Idie and Chris Hastings of The Hot and Hot Fish Club. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the fishermen of Bayou La Batre in Mobile County, the seafood capital of Alabama and a community severely affected by the Gulf oil spill.
Notable Harvest Feast guests at the event will include Bayou La Batre Mayor Stan Wright; Southern Foodways Alliance representative Ashley Hall; and Garden & Gun editors David DiBenedetto and Jenny Everett. Other special event features include an appearance by fashion designer Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin, who has designed custom Harvest Feast aprons to be sold at the event to benefit the fishermen of Bayou La Batre. In addition, the Southern Foodways Alliance has produced a short film on the fishermen of Bayou La Batre that will be screened at the event.
Harvest Feast tickets are $150.00 per person. Ticket information, transportation, inclement weather plans, and other pertinent event details can be found on the event Web site.