Food Banks are now on MarketMaker!


Market Maker National Portal

Food Banks are now in MarketMaker!

As of early February, food banks can now register in MarketMaker! If you are an extension agent and your county has a food bank, get them registered on MarketMaker. In addition, food businesses can now select an option if they are willing to donate food to food banks and food bank managers can search for businesses who donate.

  1. To Register the food bank on MarketMaker, go to:
  2. For food bank managers who need to search for food using a mobile device, go
  3. For food businesses who want to donate food to food banks, go to to search MarketMaker

For more information, contact my colleague, Dr. Ben Posadas, Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center,

February 27, 2013, Volume 3, Issue 4


About veggiedr

Christine is an Associate Research and Extension Professor of Urban Horticulture at the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, MS. She works as the resident scientist at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit in Perry County, MS. Her research interests include urban agriculture, backyard farming, container gardening, high tunnel production, local foods, horticultural therapy, green roofs, and small farm issues. Christine is passionate about feeding people and growing farmers.

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