An interactive museum experience that brings to life the true story of Southern food
The Institute is uniquely positioned to bring to life the true story of Southern food and Lowcountry cuisine. Its location in Bluffton, S.C., sits between Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., two of the most popular Southern cities in America. The Interpretive Center will serve as an interactive museum, the first of its kind in the South, and will attract residents and tourists alike to discover the area’s rich food heritage.
- The Interpretive Center will showcase immersive exhibits, guest lecturers and hands-on seminars.
- Visual displays will preserve Lowcountry agriculture and farming history and will showcase artifacts such as kitchen utensils, farming tools, recipes and cookbooks.
- Photographs and videos will feature Southern chefs from the Lowcountry and beyond.
- Revolving exhibits will spotlight themes such as Gullah, Geechee, Seafood, Farm to Table and more.