Photos

Mississippi Food Policy Council meeting. (Spring 2011)

MHRA President Mike Cashion Presents to the MFPC about the Eat Healthy Mississippi campaign. (Jan 2012)

Don Autry, farmer and owner of D&G Farm, sells locally grown produce to Emerson Pre-School in Starkville, MS. At the Gaining Ground Farm to School Summit, he described his new green houses which enable him to extend his growing season. (Feb 2012)

Ben Burkett, member of MFPC and director of the Mississippi Association of Cooperatives, presents at the Gaining Ground Farm to School Summit on the potential benefits of Farm to School for local farmers and public schools in Mississippi. (Feb 2012)

Nancy Woodruff, member of MFPC and the Winston County Self-Help Cooperative, presents at the Gaining Ground Sustainable Living Conference on the health benefits of fermented foods. (Feb 2012)

Nate Rosenberg (right) and Judy Belue (taking photo), both members of MFPC and the Delta Fresh Foods Initiative, discuss Farm to School pilot programs in the Delta region at the Gaining Ground conference with (from left): Valeria Hawkins from Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Ona Balkus and Amanda Korber, Harvard Law students working with the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, and Ryan Betz, member of the Delta Fresh Foods Initiative. (Feb 2012)