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You can find fresh, in-season produce at the local farmers market. These venues are a great place to meet local growers, interact with others in your community, and support the local economy.
July 16, 2024

Shopping at your local farmers market is a great way to add more nutritious foods to your diet, eat in-season produce, and support and connect with local farmers and the agriculture industry.

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Celebrate dairy month with a tasty, nutritious, and hydrating smoothie!
June 19, 2024

June is National Dairy Month! As the temperatures rise, it is a great time to cool off with a tasty and nutritious dairy-based smoothie.

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Adding more fruits and vegetables to your daily diet is one way to reduce your risk of high blood pressure.
May 15, 2024

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a significant risk factor for heart disease. However, healthy lifestyle choices can reduce or eliminate your risk.

Success Stories

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Volume 10 Number 1

You don’t have to have diabetes to benefit from the principles of the Dining with Diabetes (DWD) program.

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Volume 9 Number 2

Rev. Dr. Manney Murphy has known for years that serving his community is his calling. Even after years of making a difference in Warren County, Murphy recently felt led to return to his father’s hometown of Yazoo City. Now, he’s working to change how Mississippians of all ages in the Delta are accessing and receiving healthcare.

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Volume 8 Number 3

Kendra McGregory, a Houston, Mississippi, fourth grader, attended the program for the first time in 2021.

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