Gravy Podcast

Series produced by Southern Foodways Alliance

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Gravy is the SFA’s collection of original stories—fresh, unexpected, and thought-provoking. Like all of the SFA’s work, Gravy shares stories of the changing American South through the foods we eat.

Gravy showcases a South that is constantly evolving, accommodating new immigrants, adopting new traditions, and lovingly maintaining old ones. It uses food as a means to explore all of that, to dig into lesser-known corners of the region, complicate stereotypes, document new dynamics, and give voice to the unsung folk who grow, cook, and serve our daily meals. Gravy the print journal lands in the mailboxes of SFA members four times per year. Gravy the podcast releases a new episode every other week.

123 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Apalachicola Bay in Florida has been renowned for its oysters for generations. But, in the fall of 2012, the oyster population in the Bay collapsed...

Bought by KVLU and WBHM

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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In cities and towns across the South, an increasing number of the folks offering up latte art and high-end pourover brewing are devout Christians. ...

Bought by KVLU, KVLU, WBHM, and WABE

  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 4
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For Thanksgiving, a Native American story… but not the one you’re imagining. No Pilgrims here. For the Lumbee Indians in North Carolina, the holida...

Bought by WMPG, WJAB, WABE, KVSC, KVLU and more

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 24:21
  • Purchases: 11