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Awards

Each year, the Southern Foodways Alliance celebrates men and women whose lifework enriches Southern food culture. Five SFA awards and honors recognize these cultural standard bearers.

2010 John Egerton Prize Winner: Calvin Head


In 2010, the Southern Foodways Alliance awarded the John Egerton Prize to Calvin Head. He is the director of the West Holmes Community Development Organization in the Mississippi Delta town of Milestone, and works with local youth on projects including a local food pantry. He is a farming activist and civil rights advocate.


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