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Carter Family Fold

Boardinghouse Breads

Elizabeth Engelhardt argues that boardinghouses in the antebellum South were liminal spaces, where country and city met, and hot breads fueled labors.

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Black Corn

Michael Twitty speaks on the genealogy and mythology of corn among black and native American peoples in early America at SFA’s 19th annual Southern Foodways Symposium.

Chullpi Sweet Corn

Sweet Enough? A Corn Story

At our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium, 2016 Keeper of the Flame Award winner David Shields tells the story of supersweet corn.

Plate of Moravian Sugar Cake

Moravian Sugar Cake

Nancie McDermott shares an easy recipe for an Old Salem, North Carolina classic: Moravian Sugar Cake.

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In Memoriam

SFA remembers the founders, collaborators, and award winners who left us in 2016.