Love local food? Buy Mississippi-grown rice!
If you love buying locally grown foods, you have multiple options for supporting Mississippi rice growers!
You can even find Mississippi rice in your local grocery store! Look for Par Excellence parboiled rice from Producers Rice Mill, Inc.
If you really love rice, get tickets to attend the 27th Annual Rice Luncheon on Sept. 15 in Cleveland. The event is Mississippi’s celebration of National Rice Month, where Delta chefs and residents will show off the versatility of this grain.
Learn more about Mississippi’s rice industry here.
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Tyler Wilson, right, shadowed Dr. Steven Brandon during the 2016 Rural Medical and Science Scholars program. Participants in the program also receive college credit for two pre-med courses, visit various medical facilities, participate in lab-based hands-on learning activities and take part in a communications and study skills workshop. (Photo by Kevin Hudson)