Bonita Conwell, a vibrant force in agricultural, social, and economic justice, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
I once made an oblong pizza that depicted the American flag, using food coloring for the blue field of stars with alternating stripes of cheese and tomato sauce. My wife said it was the ugliest pizza she’d ever seen.
SFA extends sincere thanks to City of Oxford Recycling and Sustainable Oxford for their assistance at our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium.
Turmoil and uncertainty often mark the lives of oyster tongers and others who make their lives on the water. Still, we celebrate with the Gulf Coast today.
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Give us two hours. We’ll give you a smarter understanding of the South. October 13, 3–5 p.m.
Follow along to meet the people behind the plates.
Next week on Gravy: The tragic and true story of Booker Wright, owner of Booker’s Place nightclub and waiter at famed restaurant Lusco’s, who spoke out about the pains of segregation and lived and died in the Mississippi Delta town of Greenwood.
In the late 1950’s, fife and drum legend Otha Turner began hosting annual Labor Day picnics at his property in Gravel Springs, Mississippi.