Sadie Baker, retired owner of the local grocery store, goes ballistic when the elected officials of Cedar Branch approve a project to build a hazardous waste incinerator within the town limits. Concerned for the health of her grandchildren, Mama Sadie becomes an outspoken opponent of the proposal. She is greeted with an unexpected backlash. Even her grown boys profess to see new industry as a potential gain for the local economy.
With wit, conviction, and audacity, she refuses to back down. Her two sons regard her with growing concern as each effort to block the siting becomes more outrageous. What will Mama do next?