Siler City: Bienvenido a Trabajar

Demographics in Siler City, North Carolina, were revolutionized with the building and subsequent shuttering of poultry plants in the area. The community is largely Latino these days. Siler City: Bienvenido a Trabajar introduces the people behind the one stop grocery store, butcher shop and taqueria, Tienda Loma Bonita.

Laura Patricia Ramírez, Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame

Sixteen years ago, SFA awarded the first Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award to Bill Best, the Kentucky farmer and seed saver. To honor the legacy of Ms. Fertel, and to honor Bill Best’s commitment to biodiversity, Randy Fertel committed dollars from his family foundation, and SFA commissioned a Joe York film and feted Best here … Continued

Hugo

At the 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium this past weekend, SFA honored Houston chef Hugo Ortega with the 2017 Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award. Watch the SFA film that profiles him.

SFA at San Francisco Food + Farm Film Fest

Gifts from the Good Land, a film by SFA’s Pihakis Filmmaker Ava Lowrey, will screen this weekend at San Francisco’s fifth annual Food + Farm Film Fest.

Cliff's Meat Market - Cliff Collins - Tabasco Guardians of the Tradition: Chapel Hill, NC - Chapel Hill Eats

Un Buen Carnicero: A Film on Cliff’s Meat Market

As SFA looks forward to October’s annual Southern Foodways Symposium, we invite you to look back at Un Buen Carnicero, a 2014 film produced by Vittles as an SFA Greenhouse project.

Film: Chi Mai

Mai Nguyen opened the restaurant Ba Mien in New Orleans East in late 2001 after traveling Vietnam to collect dishes and repertoires from various regions.