MS Women for Ag Annual Meeting Announced

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Mississippi Women for Agriculture Annual Meeting on March 7th and 8th at the Farm Bureau Building in Jackson, MS. Registration cost is $25.00 and can be paid at the door or by making your check payable and mailing to: Mississippi Women for Agriculture PO Box 6062 Mississippi State, MS 39762…

FoodCorps Service Member Applications Open for 2019-2020 Year!

FoodCorps Service Member Applications Open for 2019-2020 Year! FoodCorps believes that every child has a right to healthy and delicious food at school. If you share this belief, join them for this upcoming school year! Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 school year. Positions are open in 17 states and in the DC area….

Growing Lunch School Garden Grant Program

Growing Lunch is a school garden grant program administered through the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce with the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Growing Lunch seeks to enhance Farm to School efforts across the state. It acts as an educational tool to enhance the knowledge of daycare and school-aged children on agriculture, healthy…

Farm to School Employment Opportunity!

Mississippi Farm to School Network Programs Coordinator: Farm to Early Childcare Education Specialist About the Mississippi Farm to School Network (MSF2SN): The Mississippi Farm to School Network works to connect farmers with schools in order to bring Mississippi products to school cafeterias. We seek to strengthen the local agricultural economy and educate Mississippians on the…

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway!

Arbor Day — Friday, February 8 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon Location: Harrison County Soil & Water Conservation District 12238 Ashley Drive, Gulfport (Hwy 49, two miles north of I-10; turn at Papa John’s Pizza)    $5 per household Live Oak – 3 gallon, one per household Blueberry bushes – two per household Bare root…