Sarah Belanger

At the age of 12, a subscription to National Geographic Magazine began Sarah’s passionate love for all things related to photography, and since then she’s photographed everything from babies to house fires to beautiful desserts.

Sarah works as a photographer and writer in North Alabama and has photographed for numerous national brands including Southern Living and Cooking Light.  She also writes for several local magazines including No’Ala Magazine and Huntsville Event Magazine.

See more of her work at S. Belanger Photography and keep up with her adventures at The Jealous Crumpet.

See all of Sarah’s posts for Huntsville Eats here.

Nicole Castle Brookus

Nicole advocates a non-dogmatic approach to sustainability, integrated pest management, permaculture, community involvement and resilient local food systems, and is available for on-site consultations and speaking engagements. She lives in Madison, Alabama and is also a nature photographer.

Learn more about Nicole’s work towards sustainable food systems at Southern Foodscapes and see her art & photography at

See all of Nicole’s posts for Huntsville Eats here.

Amanda Conger

Amanda Profile PicA thirty something mechanical engineer, Amanda moved to Huntsville in 2007 and began exploring our local food scene in earnest in 2009. In 2010 she began The Dining Dragon to post reviews of local restaurants and in 2014 she relaunched the site as Huntsville Eats with a newly expanded focus on local food. She’s considers french fries one of the most perfect foods yet invented and is always on the hunt for the perfect Italian place.

See all of Amanda’s posts for Huntsville Eats here.


  1. Nichole Murray

    Amanda Conger,
    Would you be available to speak to a few groups of high school students regarding your food blog? We are learning to write critiques in the coming week and I would love for you to share pointers with us.


    • Amanda Conger

      Hi Nichole,

      Thank you for thinking of me! I would be happy to speak to your students. I will email you to discuss particulars.



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