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Good Ol’ Chico: Harvest of Hope

MacArthur Fellow Greg Asbed’s work has improved the lives of farm workers in the Sunshine State’s tomato fields for over twenty-five years.

Editor’s Note

I love this issue for shaking me—and, I hope, you, dear reader—out of my comfortable assumptions about this region.

Fife, Drums, and Goats with Otha Turner

The Otha Turner Family Picnic is held annually on Labor Day Weekend, but there’s no reason you can’t roast goat on Memorial Day Weekend. Otha Turner is today’s barbecue film, produced by SFA’s Pihakis Filmmaker Ava Lowrey.

Thursday in Hell’s Half Acre

In Hell’s Half Acre, Ricky Scott fires up whole hog barbecue on Thursdays. The rest of the week, he’s a volunteer fireman and Director of Public Works for a South Carolina county.

Prep for Memorial Day Weekend with barbecue

To help you prepare for a weekend of cookouts, SFA is going to dig into our film archive to inspire those who plan to barbecue. First up is a film by Joe York, Something Better than Barbecue, profiling a pitmaster in Opelika, Alabama.