What We’re Reading: Delicious Foods by James Hannaham

In coming weeks, SFA will situate Delicious Foods in the broader narrative of Southern foodways, asking challenging and open-ended questions. We invite you to read along, considering these and other questions during a five-part web series.

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

A Frozen Toast to Phila

In SFA’s year of pop culture, Phila Hach easily fit the bill as our 2015 Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame.

JoAnn Clevenger Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

JoAnn Clevenger accepted our 2015 Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award at our 18th Southern Foodways Symposium. This film, along with words from John T Edge, highlight her character and life’s work.

Lora Smith receives John Egerton Prize

Lora Smith, one of the original volunteers who brought the Appalachian Food Summit to life, accepted the John Egerton Prize at this year’s Southern Foodways Symposium.

2015 in Oral History & Film

From Houston to Louisville and New Orleans to Charleston, we’ve covered a lot of ground—literally—in oral history and film this year.

Throwback Thursday: #SFA15

Stories from the 18th Southern Foodways Symposium, as told by your phones and feeds.