From The Clarion-Ledger, May 29, 2016: “Owners of Two Dog Farms in Flora, the 30-year-old couple is among Mississippi vegetable growers who make it possible for consumers and restaurant chefs to buy local produce.” Read entire article here.
From the University of Mississippi Medical Center: “‘A Healthier Mississippi’ means more than just healing what ails our residents. It also means helping Mississippians adopt a healthier lifestyle. The Up in Farms Food Hub will play a part by providing easier access to quality, Mississippi-grown food through local grocers, restaurants and schools.” Read the article […]
From the USDA blog in October 2016: “Not today,” said Mr. Keyes as he and Dr. Stanley surveyed the plot of land on Mr. Keyes’ farm in Mize, Mississippi. “Too dry.” Read the entire blog post here.
From “Today in Mississippi” “Agriculture is Mississippi’s top industry, generating some $7.5 billion in annual revenue. Yet Mississippi has the worst food-related problems in the country due to high rates of hunger, obesity and diabetes.” Read the article here
In 2014, a small group of entrepreneurs, restauranteurs, and chefs came together to create Soul City Hospitality. Soul City’s mission is to develop and support businesses that lead to Mississippi having a resilient and sustainable local food system—one that contributes to the health and wealth of all Mississippians. The first business to emerge from the […]
The farm-to-table “movement” may seem new, but it’s been going on since humans invented agriculture and farming. People grew their own food and it was fresh, healthy and delicious. Today in Mississippi, our fertile soil offers farmers the option to grow many different types of crops. Our food hub means farm-fresh produce from all over […]
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