Monday, January 11

MEET AN ORAL HISTORY SUBJECT: WILLIAM MEACHAM


WILLIAM MEACHAM - MEACHAM'S COUNTRY HAMS from Southern Foodways on Vimeo.

William Meacham started Meacham Country Hams more than fifty years ago. His grandfather used to provide hogs to tenant farmers, and each year the Meacham family hosted a community hog killing to process the meat. The video above features Mr. Meacham's memories of hog killings on the farm and his first stab at curing bacon. Go here to view his oral history interview in its entirety.