Appalachian Food Summit is a group of mountain foodways professionals, scholars and enthusiasts honoring the region's past, celebrating its present and supporting a sustainable future for Appalachia's food and its people.


We bring together chefs, writers, scholars, farmers, thinkers, dreamers and doers for conversation, convocation and community-building. Because a lot can happen when we break cornbread together, and our region thrives when everyone has a place at the table.



Who we are, how we started and where we're going.

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All photographs by Johnny Autry unless otherwise noted.