Walter Tejada shares a story. Community leaders gathered to discuss food and community traditions at the home of John Andelin and Ginger Geoffrey in Arlington, Virginia. Pat Jarrett/VFH Staff
Food and Community
Food and Community is an exploration of the meanings food has for us as members of communities and cultures. Food is central to our understandings of ourselves, our identities. It’s at the center of all the major events of our lives–from birth through death, food brings us home and reminds us of who we are. […]
The former Dan River Fabrics building in Danville. Installation of the “Home” sign was a community event sponsored by the History United Project and the Danville Historical Society in 2016. Photo courtesy of Mark Aron and the Danville Regional Foundation.
With major funding from the Danville Regional Foundation, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities has launched a three-year project using local history to create a stronger future for the Danville region.
Scott Freeman and Kitty Amaral
2016 Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase Schedule Announced
The showcase taking place 5/15 at James Monroe’s Highland in Charlottesville, features more than great music and crafts. The event is a true feast for all the senses.