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Greensboro Gazette ________________________________

NEWS FLASH

July 2014 | 1st Edition

Greensboro, Mississippi | visit us online @ www.wcshc.com

WCSHC Supports Farmers’ Market

People from all over flocked to the Winston County’s Farmers Market to buy locally grown produce

By Frank Taylor

Winston County Self Help Cooperative is supporting local farmers and farmers’ markets by aggregating opportunities for consumers to purchase fresh and locally grown vegetables. We participated in Winston County’s Farmers Market on last Thursday and we had a fantastic time broadcasting and interviewing customers. The common theme chimed repetitiously by consumers was eye appealing and delicious looking vegetables according to customer Towana Hickman. “I cherish this opportunity of talking with producers and learning about their farming methods to improve my family health through the consumption of locally grown vegetables”. Dorothy Nicholson

Harper, Market’s Manager said “most vendors use all natural methods in planting and maintaining their vegetable farms to curtail chemical treatments. We appreciate our vendors for supporting Winston County’s Farmers Market with freshness, quality and superb vegetables weekly”. Janice Eichelberger Hopkins, Co-Manager indicated several reasons why families should support local farmers markets. “Local food is fresher and tastes better than food shipped long distances from other states or countries. Local farmers can offer produce varieties bred for taste and freshness rather than for shipping and long shelf life. You will strengthen your WCSHC Supports Farmers’ Market, Continued on page 2

WINSTON COUNTY SELF HELP COOPERATIVE 716 Old Robinson Road • Louisville, MS 39339 Phone: 662-779-2400 • Email: winstoncshc@att.net • Web: www.wcshc.com “Saving Rural America”

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WCSHC Supports Farmers’ Market, Continued from page 1 local economy by buying local food keeps your dollars circulating in your community. Getting to know the farmers who grow your food builds relationships based on understanding and trust, the foundation of strong communities. We have vendors who provides add valued items including greens beans, pickled squash, pepper sauce and others tasteful productions. We have one vendor who sells homemade cakes, apples pies and other desserts”. The Winston County’s Farmers Market is a family event; therefore, we are inviting your entire family and friends to participate on Thursdays (4 to 6pm) in the Louisville Coliseum’s parking lot across from Louisville High School. If you are interested in participating as a vendor contact Dorothy 662-312-8004 or Janice 662-705-2019. See you at the market to help save Winston County.

We are encouraging Mississippians to participate in local farmers markets and tell a local farmer thanks for providing your family with quality and affordable vegetables. You can locate markets in your area at this link http://www.farmersmarketonline.com/fm/Mississippi.htm You can listen to farmers’ market radio broadcast from this link http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ savingruralamerica/2014/07/10/sra-live-at-the-winston-county-farmers-market Visit our website wcshc.com or 662-779-2400

WCSHC WILL CELEBRATE 30 YEARS OF SERVICE IN 2015

Editor: WCSHC Team Leader Frank Taylor | Email: fltaylor@bellsouth.net | Phone: 601-291-2704 Layout and Design: www.MarqueusDraper.com

Greensboro gazette news flash 1st edition july 2014  
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