I’ve heard that Fred’s and some of the other stores are itching to reopen, so the hippie café is moving on. My only regret from our trip is that I never got to eat there. We tried once, but the line was too long. I had an aunt and uncle who loved the food there. And I would have liked to have spent time at the hippie café, as it was called in the town.
I got to meet one of the guys who worked in the kitchen and also did first aid. There was a small get-together in Seattle for those supporting Common Ground. It was really cool to have a Waveland native and someone who went down to work in Waveland meeting for the first time (in Seattle) and sharing their experiences.
It’s amazing how people can rally together, drive down to a place they have never been before, and start serving food to the masses. It really proves how people can make a difference if they are committed to doing so.
Here are some articles about the New Waveland Café…