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Carolina Food Summit

The Carolina Food Summit will explore the topics of hunger, the changing plate, policy, sustainability, and flavor.


#SFAOH Atlanta Field Notes: Heirloom Market BBQ

Excerpts of an oral history interview with Jiyeon Lee and Cody Taylor of Heirloom Market BBQ conducted by oral history workshop participants NaVosha Copeland and Bang Tran.

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SFA Proposed Bylaw Changes

SFA members should read and consider these bylaw revisions and vote to approve or disapprove them ten days from now, on the August 16 SFA annual election ballot.


Meet Gravy Intern Dana Bialek

“Food service is intimate work, and very much about engaging community and creating dialogue around food,” says Gravy intern, Dana Bialek.

Mississippi Stories

UM Launches Mississippi Stories

The Center for the Study of Southern Culture, where SFA makes its home, launches a new site this week featuring documentary work of students, faculty, alumni, partners, and archival treasures.


Half That Tater by Mark Essig

Haywood Street Congregation sits in a section of downtown Asheville that has escaped the city’s commercial boom. That makes it a good place for homeless people.

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Nashville HBCUs and Civil Rights Activism

Ninth-generation Nashvillian David Ewing illucidates the importance of historically black colleges and universities in the struggle for Civil Rights in his hometown.