Blackbelt Voices
Blackbelt Voices
Dec 29, 2021
Turn to Your Neighbor: Cheryl Hampton - Marianna, Arkansas
Play • 7 min

Cheryl Hampton grew up on a farm in Marianna on the same property where her great-great-grandfather lived. He grew lots of vegetables in his garden including sweet potatoes, greens, and okra. Cheryl still lives and gardens on the property today. When her nieces and nephews come to visit she shows them everything she knows, and they’re always excited to learn.


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