The SFA Take(s) Nashville: Behind Summer Symposium

SFA takes pride in the caliber of our speaker lineup and our chef’s meals, both major components of SFA’s mission to “deliver pleasures that are substantive and contextual.” We aim for guests to leave full of fine food and an ever-deeper understanding of our complicated region.

Ramp Fingerprints

Ramp suppers in the mountain state are a homespun community effort, officially dating back at least 75 years.

Speaking in Tongues: A Barbecue Communion

“A waiter catches my eye, and as he approaches, I think that if that fight against integration is a persistent part of our history, so, too, is the fight for integration. So, too, is the resistance to the old order, the desire to come together, which you can see here, where faces of almost every color congregate each day.”

Fixing a Plate

Love or obligation: which one is at play when it comes to plate-fixing and giving?

When Art & Oystermen Collide

This will be old news to those of you who call Charleston home, but we just learned that a newly-completed mural on Queen Street celebrates many well-known figures from The Holy City’s culinary community. We’re especially excited about one.

Sustainable South: Atlanta’s Food Desert

Hang out with the Southern Foodways Alliance long enough and you learn that we base each year’s programming around a theme. Throughout the year, staff gravitate toward articles, research, and conferences that speak to the theme. Then we enthusiastically share whatever it is we found with the rest of the team: “Did you see that … Continued

Sustainable South: Rural Studio

If you follow us on instagram, you’ll know we took a field trip to Newbern, Alabama, this weekend to celebrate 20 years of Rural Studio. The festivities brought together students, teachers, supporters, community members, and like-minded individuals to commemorate the lasting relationship between Rural Studio and the local area. The meal, prepared by Scott Peacock, … Continued

Just Food Conference 2014

On April 5th-6th, Just Food, in partnership with Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, is hosting their annual conference in New York City.