Farm to School MS Market Ready Training

Farm to School Mississippi Market Ready Training

Mississippi State University is offering several one-day Mississippi Market Ready Training events throughout the state to help business owners capitalize on the “buy local” movement. The training includes discussions on current food policy legislation, building relationships with restaurant managers and chefs, proper packaging and labeling, marketing strategies, pricing structures and regulatory concerns.

The workshops, which include refreshments, lunch, training workbooks, and references materials will occur at the following locations:


January 10, 2014         Jackson, MS at the MS Ag & Forestry Museum

January 24, 2014         Hattiesburg, MS at the Forrest County Extension Office

February 7, 2014        Verona, MS at the North MS Research & Extension Center

February 21, 2014     Cleveland, MS at the Bolivar County Extension Center


You may register on the following website:


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