Courses developed for the Local Food System Economies (LFSE) program aim to increase awareness of how local food businesses can grow by using online marketing strategies to connect with more consumers. Also, some courses provide an overview of the LFSE in Mississippi. 

Courses available include:

  • A Roadmap to Online Marketing Success for Local Food Businesses (1 hour)
  • Building a Local Food Business Brand Using Social Media and Websites (2 hours)

  • The Economics of Local Food System Economies in Mississippi (4 hours)

  • Facebook Marketing for Local Food Businesses (2 hours)

  • Instagram Marketing for Local Food Businesses (1 hour)

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Filed Under: Specialty Crop Production, Local Food System Economies, Herb Gardens, Vegetable Gardens January 11, 2018

CARRIERE, Miss. -- The Small Farm Training Center will host the Alliance of Sustainable Farms field day on Jan. 19 in Hancock County.

Farm operators Terry and Elicia Sheldon, along with student apprentices who live and work at the center, will show attendees their techniques for growing organic produce.


Monday, February 5, 2018 - 7:00am

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