Building Health and Wealth in the Mississippi Delta
More than $1.2 billion flows out of the Mississippi Delta annually for food grown elsewhere. With some of the richest soil in the world and a well-documented need for access to healthier food, tremendous opportunities await for economic and health benefits through robust community-based food systems.
WhyHunger's CONNECT blog
Stories from community-based organizations who are leading by example and working together to build the movement to end hunger and poverty.
What's Going On Around the Country?
What's Going on in Mississippi?
Funding Resources Recommended by Mississippi Department of Agriculture & Commerce
A list of food and farming funding resources
Farm to School
The Mississippi Farm to School Network works to connect farmers with schools in order to bring Mississippi products to school cafeterias. We seek to strengthen the local agricultural economy and educate Mississippians on the importance of eating locally-grown, nutritionally-dense foods. By gathering a diverse community of farm to school advocates, the network strives to reach all students and their families.
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG)
Resources and support for southerners seeking to build and maintain sustainable food solutions.
Reach'em, Teach'em and Let'em Grow
A step-by-step guide for starting a garden and engaging your whole community, including kids, in the fun.
Healthy Food Access Portal
Data and information to support planning and implementation of policies, programs, and projects for advocates, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders to improve access to healthy foods in low-income communities and communities of color
Food for the SOL
A food, justice, and community building curriculum for youth from Seeds of Solidarity.seedsofsolidarity.org
Food For Thought and Action
A practical curriculum by Grassroots International for understanding how we can transform our food system for a healthier world.