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.
Yancy Villa-Calvo is an artist whose work is exhibited in her community of Memphis. She will be a featured presenter at the SFA’s Memphis Divertissement, scheduled Thursday, October 5.
Gear up for our twentieth Southern Foodways Symposium with these insightful reads, listens, and watches.
In the northwestern part of Lexington, Kentucky, just inside the city’s loop road, there is a little bit of Mexico.
When customers at Cliff’s Meat Market in Carrboro, North Carolina began asking for cuts in Spanish, owner Cliff Collins started looking for help.
Most Mexican immigrants don’t consider themselves mexicanos. They’re more aligned by city, state, language, or even race.
Oliver Merino is the Latino New South Coordinator at the Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte, helping to plan programming that reflects and speaks to the Latino experience of the “New South.”
El Sur Latino is families.
Victoria Bouloubasis will present our Oral History Cavalcade at our Summer Foodways Symposium in Charlotte.