Terra Fondriest is a documentary photographer living in the rural Ozarks of Arkansas with her husband and two children. After receiving a B.S. in Fish and Wildlife Conservation from the University of Illinois in 2004, she moved into a career...
Kim Hudson Daiger holds a photo of her father Doug Hudson who ran the store after his father C.N. Hudson started it in 1920. Doug passed away in 2015 and was known for his ability to make everyone feel significant.
Ronnie Deakins, produce manager who's worked at Hudson's for 48 years, unloads the delivery of bananas from the semi truck who was running late that morning, arriving at 5:30am instead of it's typical 3:30am. He brings them directly to the floor where another worker starts stocking the shelf for the store's opening at 6am.
6am sunrise at Hudson's grocery store from the view on Main St., Harrison. Hudson's is known for their large Bull that towers over Main Street. It was repurposed to them decades ago from a steakhouse in nearby Branson, MO.
Hudson's carts wait for customers to arrive at 6am when they first open. Hudson's added the 6-7am time block after the pandemic started, to cater to high risk and elderly customers that want to avoid the crowds.