Jackson, MS Named "Fattest City" in the US; Mayor Starts Vegan Group

on Tuesday, 15 August 2017.

Jackson, MS Named

After Jackson, Mississippi was named the fattest city in the United States, by WalletHub (a finance company), actress Pamela Anderson challenged the mayor to go vegan for one month. City Mayor, Chokwe Lumumba accepted Anderson's prompt adding another layer to it by creating Plant Based Health Mississippi (PBHM), a vegan meet-up, support, and educational group. "[As a result there are] many people taking...vegan starter guides and just as many ordering plant-based [items from our menu]," said Kim Moroski, owner of local Jackson restaurant, Cool Al's.

Learn more about how it all began, on JacksonFreePress.com.

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