Plenty of Greens for Thanksgiving

By: Lindsey Brown Email
By: Lindsey Brown Email

For many people, Thanksgiving is all about spending time with family. However, for some, the holiday is all about the food.

That was clear Saturday when people lined up around a large trailer full of collard greens and mustard greens.

A man from Georgia said he drives down to Meridian every year to sell this enormous trailer of greens. Henry Suggs says the people of Meridian love greens and there aren't enough here to satisfy the need.

"We just do it, not to try to make no money out of it, but to see smile on their faces," said Suggs.

Another lady, who was purchasing greens, explained how she prepares one of her favorite dishes.

"I get me some fat back. I use pig tails and I season them down right. Put some hot pepper in there and they are ready to go, and maybe some corn bread muffins," said Rosie Loftin, of Meridian.

Suggs told those buying the vegetables that he plans to sell them until they run out.

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  • by linda Location: meridian on Nov 22, 2009 at 10:59 PM
    To left out on the cold. You are telling me that you want WTOK to let you know ahead of time when people decide to pull up giant trailers of vegies to town? How were they suppose to know...clearly they just drove up to the scene. Use your brain...
  • by Joshua and Brittany Location: MOULTRIE GA on Nov 22, 2009 at 09:08 AM
    WE KNOW THEM!!!!
  • by LeftOutInTheCold on Nov 21, 2009 at 10:22 PM
    I wonder why I never know about things like this until its too late?....Resturants give away things, I never know it until the next day on the news....People have special meetings, I never know about it until the next day on the news, etc....Now Im sure the guy is gone back to GA, tsktsktsk lol
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