Ag Preparedness Report

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) recently released its report on agricultural preparedness in the U.S. Below is the Executive Summary. The United States is the undisputed world leader in agricultural production today, but as we look out across the 21st century, agriculture faces a series of challenges: •• Managing new…

Football and Hunger?

Football and hunger?  How do these things go together?  Last night they came together, for sure!  Three Saints players, Lance Moore, Courtney Roby, and Joe Morgan came to Edgewater Mall to sign and exchange autographs for food donations!  The food was given to Loaves and Fishes, a community kitchen in Biloxi.  People stood in long lines…

Add a Rain Barrel to Your Garden

Last week, a new crop of kinder-gardeners in Ms. Koen’s class at East Central Lower Elementary School received the gift of water…well, sort of.  Jeannine May of NRCS, donated a rain barrel to these new gardeners to be used in their Peoples’ Garden!   The kids learned about how to catch and re-use rainwater and…