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.
Traditional Bolivian dancers parade through the Richmond Folk Festival. Photo by Pat Jarrett/The Virginia Folklife Program
VFH Receives $126,797 Grant from NEH
VFH receives funding for “A State of Many Nations: Immigration and the Changing Face of Virginia”, a community-based project including Virginia Festival of the Book discussions, statewide public programs, and a teacher’s guide.