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Magnolia Gardens Progress

Media is posted as most recent to first. Enjoy this video of the recent ground breaking at the MS Agriculture and Forestry Museum. Click and drag in this 360 video for different views as this video plays.
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Contribution Form

Recommended donations are $25 per honoree. Please use our contribution form and mail to: Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce c/o Keep Mississippi Beautiful P.O. Box 1609 Jackson, MS  39215
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Mississippi Farmer Markets with Access for SNAP/EBT Participants

Revised August 2018 *Indicates markets that coordinate EBT transactions. Otherwise EBT is accepted with individual growers and vendors at the markets listed. Due to the seasonality of fruits and vegetables and farmers markets, it is recommended to call the contact information or visit a market’s website or social media page before visiting to ensure the [...]
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SNAP/EBT Markets

MISSISSIPPI FARMERS MARKETS WITH ACCESS FOR SNAP/EBT PARTICIPANTS *Indicates markets that coordinate EBT transactions Rev. 6/3/15   CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI HINDS COUNTY Jackson Mississippi Farmers’ Market State Fair Grounds Corner of Jefferson and High Street Open: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Ph: (601) 354-6573   COPIAH COUNTY […]

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Sponsors and Certification

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Cooperating Agencies Mississippi Department of Health / WIC Program A key element of the FMNP effort is the cooperative partnership between each state’s department of health and, in many cases, its department of agriculture. The Mississippi Department of Agriculture & Commerce (MDAC) and the Mississippi Department of Health’s Women, Infants and [...]
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Benefits & Certification

Benefit to Farmers The FMNP provides a marketing alternative for small fruit and vegetable farmers. In other words with direct selling, the program provides a set clientele or new customers for participating farmers along with their regular customers at a market. When FMNP check recipients redeem all of the checks they have been issued, it [...]
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Authorized WIC Markets

Revised June 18, 2019 AUTHORIZED WIC FMNP MARKETS BENTON COUNTY Ashland Benton County Farmers Market Benton County Courthouse Square Lawn 15 Main Street Open: Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Phone: 662.671.5563 CLAY COUNTY West Point West Point Farmers Market 1251 Highway 45 Alt., South Located under the pavilion at the Mossy Oak Outlet Open: [...]
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Mississippi Farmers Market Nutrition Program

The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce along with other state partners coordinates two (2) programs that bridge together farmers with consumers and low-income residents, the WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP) and the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). Overview of the WIC FMNP Program The WIC FMNP is a unique program designed [...]
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Magnolia Gardens

The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is proud to announce the plans for Magnolia Gardens. The opening of Magnolia Gardens will coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Avenue of Magnolias during a new development to preserve and honor the original intent of the Avenue of Magnolias. This change offers a way to honor [...]
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