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Cornbread Nation 2016

The array of voices here have challenged and refreshed us, both for the wit and style they employ and for the weight of the topics they explore.

Thanksgiving (A Poem)

Poet TJ Jarrett delivered her poem “Thanksgiving” at our 2016 Summer Foodways Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee.

Glori-fried and Glori-fied

Mahalia Jackson entered into respectability through the shaming kitchen door, kicking the door down as she stepped.

Remembering Bonita Conwell

Bonita Conwell, a vibrant force in agricultural, social, and economic justice, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Caroline Cooks: Cooking from the Heart

Conversational, straightforward, and entirely unique: Cooking from the Heart (2009) is the nation’s only cookbook explaining Hmong food.