Gravy Podcast: Comfort Food

This week, we bring you Gravy‘s first foray into fiction. It’s a story of macaroni and cheese and maternal love, set in the fictional Canard County, Kentucky.

Salesmanship and Stereotypes in Appalachia

Elizabeth Catte talked about Dollywood, stereotypes, and her grandfather when she presented “What You’re Getting Wrong About Appalachia” for the Southern Foodways Summer Symposium.

Más Manteca, More Lard

Lora Smith explores how changes in the grocery aisle reflect changes in the broader Appalachian community of Manchester, Kentucky.

Oral History: Morgan Rice

Morgan Rice, of Helvetia, West Virginia, helped save her hometown’s annual Ramp Supper back in 2015. This year’s supper is Saturday, April 29.

April 20: Appalachian Dinner with Ronni Lundy

Big Jones, Paul Fehribach’s Chicago restaurant, announces an author dinner for April 20, 2017 with Ronni Lundy in celebration of her new book, Victuals: an Appalachian Journey, with recipes.

In These Fields: A Folk Opera

For the Sunday performance of our 19th fall symposium, SFA commissioned In These Fields: A Folk Opera by Sam Gleaves and Silas House. Watch it here.

“In These Fields” on the Stage

In These Fields: A Folk Opera awed guests at the Sunday performance at our 2016 Southern Foodways Symposium. Friday, December 16, Lexington, Kentucky residents have the chance to see the performance live at ArtsPlace.