Mississippi Small Farm and Agribusiness Center to Host Local Foods System Workshop

The Alcorn State University Mississippi Small Farm and Agribusiness Center and the Mississippi State University Southern Rural Development Center will co-host a Local Foods System Workshop, October 12. The event, sponsored by the School of Agriculture, Research Extension and Applied Sciences, will be held on the Lorman campus from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Ray Johnson Assembly Center, Extension & Research Complex.

“This event will be useful to a multitude of local/regional food system stakeholders including producers, food-related businesses, entrepreneurial service providers, and technical assistance providers,” said Elizabeth B. Myles, School of AREAS, marketing specialist and workshop coordinator.

The event is free and open to producers, institutional buyers, processors, distributors, and others involved in local food systems. To register visit www.tinyurl.com/msufoods.

For more details, contact Elizabeth Myles at 601-877-3947 or [email protected].

by KeAmber Council, Student Media Intern