Muchas Gracias

The 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium is in the books, and we want to take the time to say THANK YOU to all the wonderful individuals who help make this event happen.

2017 Southern Foodways Symposium: Watch it online!

Follow the SFA on social media this weekend: @potlikker on Twitter, southernfoodways on Instagram, and this year—for the first time—we’ll be streaming presentations live online.

Meet 2017 Smith Symposium Fellows

The Smith Symposium Fellows, a program underwritten by a gift from Pam and Brook Smith, invites individuals whose work promises a positive impact on the southern region and its foodways to be guests at SFA symposia. Meet our 2017 Smith Fellows in advance of SFA’s October gathering.

What Wealth Is

Wrap up National Poetry Month with this piece by Rebecca Gayle Howell, delivered at our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium.

The Mutability of Maize

Rachel Laudan explores the mutability of corn, not only as as a foodstuff, but also in terms of its economic, political, religious, moral implications.

Edouardo Jordan’s Okra Stew

Edouardo Jordan served okra stew with duck confit, cornbread, and a poached egg at our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium.