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…

Christine’s #GivingTuesday Fundraiser for Loaves and Fishes Biloxi

Loaves and Fishes is a Community Kitchen.  They provide up to 4000 free meals a month to the hungry in Biloxi, MS. Meals are provided in our dining hall, delivered to about 50 shut ins and also to anyone who uses the Emergency (cold/inclimate weather) Shelter located in D’Iberville, MS. Want to join me in…