How a small group of Laotian refugees uses food to build community in the mountains of North Carolina.
Twitty’s speech details how the food ways of enslaved people shaped the cuisine of the South, and how that history is often overlooked.
Professor Dan Brabander and his students partnered with the League of Urban Canners to study fruit growing in the Boston metro area.
Victoria Bouloubasis explores the history behind some of Raleigh’s longest-running restaurants, founded by Greek refugees fleeing war.
A round-up of what’s on your Thanksgiving table and how it got there.
Reverend William Barber and strike participant on Nov. 4th (image from Dec 4: NC ON STRIKE for $15/hr and Union Rights! Facebook event) Fast food workers across the state traded their uniforms for protest signs on Thursday, Nov 4th to demand higher wages and the right to unionize in North Carolina. As part of a […]
Southern Cultures will celebrate the release of two new issues of the journal on Thursday, December 4 at the Center for the Study of the American South on UNC’s campus in Chapel Hill. Along with the Winter 2014 issue, they will unveil their first Best of Food issue with a party catered by April McGregor […]
The 19th Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration takes place on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. The day-long festival honors the state’s eight recognized native tribes–the Coharie, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Haliwa-Saponi, Lumbee, Meherrin, Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation, Sappony and Waccamaw Siouan–and treats visitors to […]
On Friday, November 14th at 6 PM, AV Geeks and the Hunt Library at NC State will present “Before the Food Pyramid,” a screening of vintage educational films on food and nutrition. Skip Elsheimer of AV Geeks, the preeminent international repository for educational films and filmstrips, will join NC State Professor of Nutrition Dr. Sarah […]
Bee Downtown, a new nonprofit located in Durham, NC that aims to increase the popularity of urban beekeeping through education and access to resources, has partnered with Abundance North Carolina, who will act as fiscal sponsor. Their flagship project, an ambitious program to install hives on rooftops across downtown Durham, begins, befittingly, with the Burt’s […]