Current Food Policy Legislation

There are many food policy-related bills under consideration in the Mississippi legislature this term. Here is a quick rundown. Be sure to check out any legislation you’re interested in and contact your local representatives to offer your support or voice your opposition.

Pathways2Possibilities

Pathways2Possibilities is an interactive career expo designed for all 8th graders in private and public schools in the six lower counties of Mississippi. It is set to take place on November 13 and 14, 2013 at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center in Biloxi from 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. each day. Each student will have…

Food Day is October 24th!

Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement toward more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Food Day, created by CSPI, is powered by a diverse coalition of food movement leaders, organizations, and people from all walks of life. Food Day takes place annually on October 24 to address issues as varied as health and nutrition, hunger,…

Food for Thought Series

Last night I had the pleasure of being the guest speaker at the Food for Thought Series at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs.  I was tasked with giving a short talk on ‘Tomatoes”.  Before my talk, delectable tomato dishes were served up in the IP Culinary Arts Cafe.  We had tomato…