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USDA Resilient Food System Infrastructure Program

The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) recently entered into a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to administer the Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure (RFSI) Program for the State of Mississippi. This program, funded through Section 1001(b)(4) of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 (Pub. L. 117— 2), [...]
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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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FMNP Benefit Issuance and Redemption

WHAT IS THE WIC AND SENIOR FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM (FMNP)? The program has two goals: To provide resources to low- income women, infants, and children and low- income senior citizens who are at nutritional risk in the form of checks for the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets; and To expand [...]
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FMNP Benefits & Participation

Benefit to Farmers The FMNP provides a marketing alternative for small fruit and vegetable farmers. In other words, with this directional benefit, the program produces new customers for participating farmers and farmers markets that may not usually shop at local farmers markets.  When FMNP check recipients redeem all of the checks that have been issued, [...]
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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). FMNP Participant Registration Overview of the WIC FMNP Program The WIC FMNP is a [...]
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Magnolia Gardens

The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is proud to partner with the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum Foundation to continue the Magnolia Gardens program, the successor to the Avenue of Magnolias.  Magnolia Gardens offers a way to honor or memorialize loved ones with a living legacy. For six decades, the Avenue of Magnolia provided [...]
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