Alexis Meza of Lexington is a visual artist and co-founder of the Kentucky Dream Coalition, a network that helps immigrant youth access higher education. At the fall symposium, she shared her work on the Bluegrass and Birria oral history project.
Sixteen years ago, SFA awarded the first Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award to Bill Best, the Kentucky farmer and seed saver. To honor the legacy of Ms. Fertel, and to honor Bill Best’s commitment to biodiversity, Randy Fertel committed dollars from his family foundation, and SFA commissioned a Joe York film and feted Best here … Continued
In the northwestern part of Lexington, Kentucky, just inside the city’s loop road, there is a little bit of Mexico.
Students at The Ideal Bartender School in Louisville, Kentucky, receive specific instruction from famed distillers, industry professionals and craft brewers.
To practice taco literacy is to examine the cultural, economic, and ecological dimensions of foodways.
In our Bluegrass and Birria oral history project, Gustavo Arellano and Delilah Snell document restaurant owners in Louisville and Lexington who represent different aspects of the Mexican experience.
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.
Dumplin’s and Dancin’ is a community-wide gathering where farmers, musicians, chefs, square dance callers, seed savers, dancers, and food activists come together to learn, network, eat, and have fun.
Seed savers, farmers, gardeners, chefs, writers, scholars, advocates, and food enthusiasts sat around the table together, listening to stories about pickles, bean seeds, the gardens of Grow Appalachia, and curry chicken as an expression of love.