When I first began to do work around and within our local food system, it seemed that every single person I made contact with spoke in a special language. A language disguised by acronyms. Ahem, let’s see…there was GBCFP (Greater Birmingham Community Food Parnters), CFSC (Community Food Security Coalition), SSAWG (Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group), and ASAN (Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network).  Can you blame my confusion? I would sit in meetings and nod my head as if I knew what everyone was talking about and then ruuuuuuuuun back to my computer to google almost every other sentence I heard. ASAN (go head and say it out loud with me: AYE-SAAAN) continues to be a group I have the privilege to work alongside and know.…