The Southern Foodways Alliance documents, studies, and explores the diverse food cultures of the changing American South.
The Southern Foodways Alliance drives a more progressive future by leading conversations that challenge existing constructs, shape perspectives, and foster meaningful discussions. We reconsider the past with research, scrutiny, and documentation.
It all depends on community—and a complicated supply chain.
"Our world will be different on the other side of this."
Life is too short to be doctrinaire about my cocktails or deliberately set myself up for disappointment. At least not…
Founding member John T. Edge describes the role of John Egerton in founding the organization, and the first meeting in 1999.
Founding member Charles Wilson discusses SFA as an incubator for academics and the role of SFA in delivering academic ideas to a popular audience.
Founding member Marilou Awiakta describes SFA as a vehicle for sharing stories.
Fellowship through food is a way for faith families to connect, convey culture, and share abundance. Listen to these faith leaders and congregation members speak of how they experience and express their faith through food.
SFA seeks applications for the position of the Pihakis Foodways Documentary Filmmaker.
SFA is now taking applications for a nonfiction writing workshop to be held in our Mississippi backyard May 14-17, 2020.