Morgan Rice

Helvetia, WV

Morgan Rice was born in Helvetia, West Virginia in 1999. She is the daughter of Hutte cook Henry Rice, and great-granddaughter of town matriarch and co-founder of the Hutte restaurant, Eleanor Mailloux. Ms. Rice is a member of the Helvetia Farm Women’s Club and works part-time as a waitress at the Hutte restaurant. In 2015 she created a petition to save Helvetia’s Ramp Supper.

Date of interview:

April 30, 2016

Interviewer:

Emily Hilliard

Photographer:

Emily Hilliard


You’d come down after school every day for weeks to clean ramps. And you’d go to school and be like 'I’m really sorry that I smell like ramps, but it is in my fingers. It is in my fingerprints.'

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