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The SFA Take: What We Do

Watch a montage of oral history projects from 2016, compiled by our lead oral historian, Sara Wood, for our 2016 Southern Foodways Symposium.


#SFA16 Highlights

[View the story “2016 Southern Foodways Symposium” on Storify]

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Fish Stew for Hurricane Recovery

Chef Vivian Howard has a plan to raise support for Hurricane Matthew recovery in Eastern North Carolina. It starts with fish stew.

Photo by Alix Blair.

Teens Take the Mic in Gravy Ep. 48

Ree Ree Wei and several other teenagers began recording audio on Transplanting Traditions Community Farm, thanks to producer Alix Blair, who ran a week-long workshop for them.


Shea Hembrey: An Artist At Work

A new film by Ava Lowrey portrays artist Shea Hembrey, whose mixed media installation The Secret Ingredient is currently on display throughout October at the Powerhouse in Oxford, MS.


Ira Wallace: A Seed With A Story

Join us in celebrating our 2016 Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award winner with our latest SFA film, Ira Wallace: A Seed With A Story.