The Shad Planking is a Virginia tradition dating back to the 1930s. In this episode, Jackie Snow tells the story of shad’s decline and comeback in the Chesapeake Bay.
My grandfather had a rich and violent past, and with his brothers formed the Bondurant Brothers, the infamous crew of moonshiners in Franklin County, Virginia, the “Moonshine Capital of the World.”
On February 24, the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society in partnership with the Eastern Shore of Virginia Foodways Group brings you the return of The South You Never Ate: Second Helpings.
Ira Wallace is a seed saver, an educator, and the essential intellectual and physical energy behind Southern Exposure Seed Exchange—one of the country’s best known and most respected sources for heirloom and open-pollinated seeds.
In the 1960s, Piedmont Label boasted a booming art department. If something could be canned, Piedmont could label it: Brunswick stew from Georgia, oysters from Mississippi, gumbo from Louisiana, black-eyed peas from Tennessee, pet food from Washington, D.C.
The Heritage Harvest Festival, hosted by Monticello in partnership with Southern Exposure Seed Exchange and Seed Savers Exchange, is a fun, affordable, family-oriented, educational event, promoting gardening, sustainability, local food and the preservation of heritage plants.
Ask anyone to name one Southern food, and you’ll likely hear two words: Fried Chicken. But there is more going on with this staple of the Southern table than you might think.
Every Monday night in June, five percent (5%) of your food purchase from Lemaire’s dinner, bar or dessert menu will be donated to SFA.