Ms. June's Gumbo N' Greens brings authentic Cajun taste to Tennessee

Feb 24th, 2022

For June Michaux, Ms. June’s Gumbo N’ Greens is many things — a connection to her Cajun heritage, a triumph of starting a business as a veteran and a way to provide for the greater good for society. 

Gumbo, Michaux said, was originally made by people who were on the run. They had to cook fast and use what they had. 

“That’s why gumbo looks the way it does,” she said. “It looks as if it’s thrown together.” 

Authentic gumbo, like Michaux’s, is dirty, she said. [continue reading]