Reading Time: 9 minutesMeridian, Mississippi is homegrown blues wafting through a breezeway, mingling with the scent of fried green tomatoes and collard greens. It’s “sugar” and “darlin’” with a side of sass. It’s everything you expect and nothing you think it will be, steeped in South, dyed in cotton, and starched for church on Sunday.
Reading Time: 6 minutesTo understand the Mississippi Delta, you need to experience it for yourself, and Greenwood, Mississippi is a fine place to start. You can spend an afternoon or a lifetime, but a weekend jaunt will give you the best of both worlds. This is a 48-hour agenda, but Greenwood is best savored in slow, lingering bites.