Discover Eastern Arkansas: Take in the sounds, tastes, and sights of the region to immerse yourself in this area’s rich heritage
If you were to paint a portrait of the Delta, you could go a long way with just three hues on your palette. You would need a pure, cloudless blue for the sky, which goes on for miles and miles uninterrupted by anything taller than a silo. An earthy red would capture the sun bouncing off the side of a barn, rusted siding and abandoned farming equipment, and the ruddy tone of soil near the Mississippi. And then, of course, a vibrant green for the stalks of cotton, rice, soybeans, and other crops that grow in endless rows along state highways winding around the eastern edge of the state….