Funding, Financing, And Grant Writing for Local Food Growers

The Mississippi State Extension will host a workshop July 31 in Hattiesburg.  Please share with other individuals, organizations, and associations that may be interested. The program will encompass funding, financing, and grant writing for Local Foods Growers, Farmers Markets, and Local Food Initiatives. This workshop... Read More.

“Stamp Out Hunger” drive on Saturday

This year is the 26th anniversary of the nation's largest one-day food drive to help feed those in need. The "STAMP OUT HUNGER" food drive conducted by the National Association of Letter Carriers. Letter carriers in the Columbia and Marion County areas will be collecting... Read More.

New Ward’s to Open in Prentiss

Just a few months after Ward's closed in Prentiss, the company announced the building of a new restaurant to the south of the old site.  The new Ward's will be built at the "y" of the intersection of the 84 bypass and Highway 13... Read More.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: New Orleans Coleslaw

This is taken from Nigella Lawson's website at: INGREDIENTS: 1 white cabbage (about 1kg / 2lbs before trimming) 2 carrots 2 sticks celery 4 spring onions 200 grams mayonnaise (preferably organic) 4 tablespoons buttermilk 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 teaspoons... Read More.