Students from Mars Hill University enrolled in an Appalachian Oral History course will collect stories about foodways in the Western North Carolina region. They will share their experiences, interviews, and analyses as Storybank collaborators on this site. Stay tuned!
Ramps are one of the most beloved foods of Western North Carolina and the wider Appalachian region, inspiring chefs, captivating adventurous home cooks, and marking a rite of Spring for people who grew
The Appalachian Food Storybank seeks to acknowledge, honor, and archive Appalachian heritage food stories in order to preserve diverse local traditions, natural resources, heirloom varieties and breeds.