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Southern, Reborn

A Vietnamese American woman writing a coming-of-age novel set in and fed by the American South wasn’t a selling point.

Mossville native Debra Ramirez. Photo by Tina Antolini.

A Story of Food & Pollution in Gravy Ep. 38

It’s hard to imagine that Mossville, Louisiana was once known as a kind of Eden, a place where all the residents gardened, hunted, and fished to support themselves. Today, industry dominates the landscape.

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Green, I Love You, Greens

The matrix vegetable may be European in origin, and the African hand is still tasted in the seasoning of the pot.