Based at the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, the Southern Foodways Alliance documents, studies, and explores the diverse food cultures of the changing American South. It shares oral histories, produces films and podcasts, publishes works, sponsors scholarship, and stages events.
The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN), part of the School of Applied Sciences at the University of Mississippi, is the only federally funded national center dedicated to applied research, education and training, and technical assistance for child nutrition programs.
The faculty and students in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management at the University of Mississippi focus on the fields of nutrition, dietetics, and hospitality management.
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines Foodways as "the eating habits and culinary practices of a people, region, or historical period." This subject guide lists materials held in the Archives and Special Collections which contain information related to cooking and eating food as well as related cultural, social, and economic practices.
Organization and Content of the Foodways Subject Guide
Some Caveats (what is not included in the subject guide):
Photograph of Paris Grocery in Paris, Mississippi circa 1962. Martin J. Dain Collection.