The Southern Foodways Alliance documents, studies, and explores the diverse food cultures of the changing American South.
In this episode of Gravy, Caroline Leland explores the challenges of finding and affording farmland, along with some of…
For generations, farmers in western North Carolina have relied on tobacco as a core crop, their lifeblood. It was more than just income, though: tobacco supplied these families with a cultural backbone, a way of ordering their year—and their meals. So: what’s happening to that culture as the tobacco industry has changed?