Lora Smith is a scholar, writer, community organizer, and founding member of the Appalachian Food Summit. For the 2018 Summer Symposium in Lexington, she’s creating a guide for a choose-your-own-adventure afternoon.
Ronni Lundy has long chronicled the people of the hillbilly diaspora as a journalist and cookbook author. Hear her present on Beans and Buns and Other Kentucky Talismans at the Summer Symposium in Lexington.
Chef and author Edward Lee will present Future Tense Kentucky at the 2018 Summer Symposium.
Elizabeth Catte is a public historian, writer, and director of Passel, a socially-conscious historical consulting firm serving nonprofits and unions in Appalachia. She is also a presenter at SFA’s 2018 Summer Symposium in Lexington.
Get ready to read (and watch and listen). SFA’s event bibliography will help you prepare for the 2018 Summer Foodways Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky.
Jason Gross’s great-grandfather was the famous James Cottrell, the preacher from Virginia who taught Johnny Goins to rack pool. Meet him by way of his interview for the Eastern Kentucky chili bun project
Charles Stivers owns Pat’s Snack Bar and serves their chili recipe, but he not-so-secretly prefers a chili recipe from his wife’s family.
Johnny Goins was nine years old the first time he walked through the doors of Pat’s Snack Bar. As a young man, he racked pool there for a dime a game. Now he dishes their famous chili buns.
Judd Weaver formerly owned Weaver’s Hot Dogs in downtown London, Kentucky. After the original Weaver’s building burned, he and his wife, Kim, opened Weaver’s on Fourth and Weaver’s Landing.