Lora Smith explores how changes in the grocery aisle reflect changes in the broader Appalachian community of Manchester, Kentucky.
When it comes to American Appalachian ingenuity, old-fashioned cinnamon red hot candies are a firecracker case in point.
Morgan Rice, of Helvetia, West Virginia, helped save her hometown’s annual Ramp Supper back in 2015. This year’s supper is Saturday, April 29.
Big Jones, Paul Fehribach’s Chicago restaurant, announces an author dinner for April 20, 2017 with Ronni Lundy in celebration of her new book, Victuals: an Appalachian Journey, with recipes.
For the Sunday performance of our 19th fall symposium, SFA commissioned In These Fields: A Folk Opera by Sam Gleaves and Silas House. Watch it here.
“I was eager to try my hand at some of these rustic recipes…with my modern appliances.”
In These Fields: A Folk Opera awed guests at the Sunday performance at our 2016 Southern Foodways Symposium. Friday, December 16, Lexington, Kentucky residents have the chance to see the performance live at ArtsPlace.
Dumplin’s and Dancin’ is a community-wide gathering where farmers, musicians, chefs, square dance callers, seed savers, dancers, and food activists come together to learn, network, eat, and have fun.
Foodways surround both the cultural history around tobacco-growing and some farmers’ hopes for its replacement.