SFA accepts John Egerton Prize nominations through February 20, 2017.
The 2016 John Egerton Prize, awarded at the 19th Southern Foodways Symposium, goes to documentary filmmaker Jon-Sesrie Goff, for his documentary film After Sherman.
We offer our deepest condolences to Ms. Hayes’s loved ones during this difficult time.
Lora Smith, one of the original volunteers who brought the Appalachian Food Summit to life, accepted the John Egerton Prize at this year’s Southern Foodways Symposium.
The Egerton Prize recognizes work in the South that addresses issues of race, class, gender, and social and environmental justice, through the lens of food.
If you were able to lean in close enough to peek closely at the artwork on this year’s John Egerton Prize, you may have recognized the artist.
This year’s SFA John Egerton Prize was awarded to Cynthia Hayes on behalf of the Southeastern African American Farmers Organic Network.