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A production of the Southern Foodways Alliance, GRAVY tells new and complicated stories about the changing American South.

May 25, 2022

In “Bread by Fire,” the second episode in her five-part season for Gravy, producer Irina Zhorov takes listeners to the little house in Marshall, North Carolina, whose residents have produced some of the most exciting baking in the South. The property is a hotbed for baking specifically because of the ovens. Two...

May 18, 2022

In “Genealogy of a Bakery,” Gravy producer Irina Zhorov takes listeners up into the mountains of western North Carolina, to a town called Marshall and a property that’s been used as a bakery for more than two decades. 

The little building with a metal roof and ovens with more than sixty square feet of stone hearth...