573 Magazine Nov 2016 - Page 117

River Heritage Association was initially organized in 1984 with a membership encompassing the counties of Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Jefferson, Bollinger, Madison, Perry, Cape Girardeau, Scott, Mississippi, Stoddard, New Madrid, Pemiscot and Dunklin.     The purpose of River Heritage Association is to develop, promote and engage in touristrelated programs and promote cultural heritage, agri-tourism, tourist dest inations and other tourism related entities within the region.  Membership in the association is available to any individual or business interested in promoting and marketing tourism within southeast Missouri.   Supper in the Cotton Field is a new River Heritage outreach.  Its purpose was to promote and highlight agricultural products and diversity in southeast Missouri by presenting a farm-to-table meal using as many local and regional farm products as possible.  The meal was catered by Chef Adam Glenn from The Glenn Restaurant in Mississippi County near Charleston.