What does pig farming have to do with the tango?
Check out this short (12 min.) movie clip, “Ride That Pig to Glory” about Emile DeFlice, South Carolina pig farmer and tango dancer. He owns Caw Caw Creek Pastured Pork. He eloquently talks about the dance and beauty of sustainable farming practices and of source, the tango.
The full film, entitled “Southern Food: The Movie,” is due out in 2012. It was filmed for the Southern Foodways Alliance, based out of the University of Mississippi. SFA celebrates the diverse food cultures of the American South through documentaries, studies, and events. Their mission: “we set a common table where black and white, rich and poor — all who gather — may consider our history and our future in a spirit of reconciliation. For some wonderful films about food stories in the American South, from Vietnamese fishermen in Louisiana to Carolina BBQ, check them out here.