If there ever was a soul who loved St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, it is Peter Woods of Mound Bayou, and with great reason. “I have friends who have had children treated at St. Jude and they had amazing outcomes because of St. Jude’s many years of childhood cancer research.
MOUND BAYOU, Mississippi — Peter’s Pottery is lined with plates and vessels in colors that suggest the land where they were made: the speckled white of cottonwood seed, lichen green, silty brown, and “Bayou Blue,” their signature color, the dusky hue of last light on summer nights. Colors more earthy than gem-toned, though the town of Mound Bayou, where Peter’s Pottery was born, was once called the Jewel of the Delta. Read more.
Deep in the heart of the Delta, just inside the city limits of Mound Bayou, a couple of unassuming brown wooden buildings draw thousands of visitors each year. These buildings house Peter’s Pottery. The business, created by the Woods brothers more than 20 years ago, has brought the family both artistic and financial success. Read More.