Are there CSAs in my area?

CSA Farmers Registered in the National Food MarketMaker Program      To find a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm in your city, county, state or nationwide: (1) Do a Business Search in http://ms.foodmarketmaker.com; (2) Type “Community Supported Agriculture” under the Search MarketMaker button, (3) Select Location Filters by state, distance or zip code, and (4) Chose…

When Animals Come to Dinner

Do you have  nuisance animals in your yard, garden, or farm?  This presentation will give you some ideas for developing your own animal control strategy! You’ll learn tips for dealing with above-ground pests, below-ground pests, and fliers.  Specifically, you’ll learn about deer control and exclusion and repellents to help you control feeding damage. Click on…

Food Policy Council Map Released by Center for a Livable Future

The Food Policy Networks project at the Center for a Livable Future just released a new map that shows the location of Food Policy Councils (FPCs) in the United States and Canada, and the locations of organizations that convene these councils at a regional level. Check out the map here: http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/johns-hopkins-center-for-a-livable-future/projects/FPN/Map/index.html Mississippi Food Policy Council Mississippi Dr. DeMarc Hickson,…

Mississippi Food Policy Council Stakeholder Survey

Originally posted on Mississippi Food Policy Council:
The Mississippi Food Policy Council (MFPC) is reviewing its history and organizational structure, monitoring the food system in Mississippi, identifying a variety of key stakeholders and resources, and analyzing a collection of information to better inform its short- and long-range plans. As part of this planning period, the…

Healthy Food Access

As a member of the Mississippi Food Policy Council, I co-chair the Food Access Subcommittee with Alicia Landry of USM.  We work on a variety of topics including underserved popluations and food deserts. Lack of access is not an issue that can be solved through a single-focused campaign. Rather, there are multiple factors that make…