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Oral Histories

The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region. If you would like to contribute to SFA’s oral history collections, please send your ideas for oral history along with your CV or Resume and a portfolio of prior oral history work to annemarie@southernfoodways.org.

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Saltwater South: Forgotten Coast

This project explores the water column oyster aquaculture in Florida's Apalachee and Apalachicola Bays.

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Getting Down to the Root

Working in Atlanta, Georgia,  Jackson, Mississippi, and beyond, Dara Cooper has long advocated for racial justice through equitable food systems. For her remarkable work, Dara Cooper received the 2021 John Egerton Prize.

Film by Jasmine Williams.

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