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Muchas Gracias

The 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium is in the books, and we want to take the time to say THANK YOU to all the wonderful individuals who help make this event happen.

A Visible Tapestry: In the Studio with Lina Puerta

At our 2017 Fall Symposium we continue an art initiative in partnership with a multi-year grant from 21c Museum Hotels. We are delighted to welcome artist Lina Puerta and her beautiful installation, From Field to Table: Seven Tapestries Honoring Latino Farm Laborers from the American South. The work is currently on display at the Powerhouse … Continued

Thirsty Thursday: The SFA Guide to Cocktails

We created The Southern Foodways Alliance Guide to Cocktails because we believe that well-told stories complement well-mixed drinks. For two decades, the SFA has captured and shared narratives of barbecue, tamales, and gumbo. Of tacos, plate lunches, and boudin. The stories of these foods honor the men and women who grow, prepare, and serve them. … Continued

2017 Southern Foodways Symposium: Watch it online!

Follow the SFA on social media this weekend: @potlikker on Twitter, southernfoodways on Instagram, and this year—for the first time—we’ll be streaming presentations live online.

SFA at San Francisco Food + Farm Film Fest

Gifts from the Good Land, a film by SFA’s Pihakis Filmmaker Ava Lowrey, will screen this weekend at San Francisco’s fifth annual Food + Farm Film Fest.

Sept. 27: El Sur Latino Brown Bag Lecture

On Wednesday, September 27, at noon, join Southern Studies in the Tupelo Room at Barnard Observatory for Dr. Simone Delerme’s Brown Bag lecture on “El Sur Latino: Migration, Identity, and Incorporation.”

Atlanta’s Masa Maven

Born in 1976 in Pharr, Texas, Gladys Martinez grew up with great respect for corn and the savvy that made it possible to sustain a business. It wasn’t long before she became a masa expert.

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Un Buen Carnicero: A Film on Cliff’s Meat Market

As SFA looks forward to October’s annual Southern Foodways Symposium, we invite you to look back at Un Buen Carnicero, a 2014 film produced by Vittles as an SFA Greenhouse project.

Meet 2017 Smith Symposium Fellows

The Smith Symposium Fellows, a program underwritten by a gift from Pam and Brook Smith, invites individuals whose work promises a positive impact on the southern region and its foodways to be guests at SFA symposia. Meet our 2017 Smith Fellows in advance of SFA’s October gathering.