MFPC Quarterly Meeting Notice — Mississippi Food Policy Council

The Mississippi Food Policy Council invites everyone to attend our quarterly meeting set for October 14 from 11 am – 2 pm. The meeting will be held at the MSU CAVS Center in Canton. We will host three presentations: Chance McDavid, Mississippi State University – Statewide Local Food Meetups Keith Benson, Founder and Director of…

Local and Regional Food Webinar – October 7th, 2016

“Local & Regional Foods:  Connecting Regional Efforts” The South has seen significant activity around local and regional foods systems in the recent months.  As a result, a team of Extension and research professionals have come together to create a process for connecting these efforts and growing the work across states and disciplines.  Come see what…

Growing, Making, and Improving Wines Workshop

Growing, Making & Improving Wines Workshop  October 21, 2016  A.B. McKay Food Research & Enology Laboratory   Presented by Drs. Eric Stafne & Juan L. Silva  Mississippi State University   8:00 am               Registration 8:30 am               Introduction 9:00 am               Grape Varieties & other fruits  Bunch grapes Muscadines Others: Blueberry, Strawberry, Blackberry 10:00 am             Vine Management techniques to…

Specialty Crop & Green Producer Workshop

  Mississippi Farm Bureau is hosting a Specialty Crop and Green Producer Workshop   October 26, 2016 Cotton Blues Restaurant 6116 US 98, Hattiesburg 10 am – 2 pm Topics Include: Food Safety & Modernization Act FSA Loan Opportunities Grant Opportunities Market Development Labor Policy RMA Risk Management Products Worker Protection Standards   To RSVP,…

Most Innovative Women in Food Named by Fortune and Food & Wine Magazines

Long-time friend of the Mississippi Food Policy Council, Emily Broad Lieb topped this year’s list of Most Innovative Women in Food! The list, released by Fortune and Food & Wine, highlights women who had the most transformative impact in the last year on what we eat and drink. “We considered hundreds of entrepreneurs, activists and […]…

Webinar Opportunity! Fish and Tackling Sustainable Production

National Good Food Network Webinar Fish and Tackling Stimulating Sustainable Production Thursday, Sep 15 3:30 – 4:45pm ET (12:30 – 1:45pm PT) Free! Register Now On first blush, seafood seems quite different from our other food. Fishing is the last domain where most of the supply is hunted, rather than cultivated. Furthermore, we consume a much…