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News By Department: MSU Extension- Holmes County

From left, Holmes County Extension Director Betsy Padgett, Holmes County District 2 Supervisor James Young, and Holmes County Supervisor District 2 staff member Linda Lowery inspect okra in the community garden in Durant. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Scott Corey)
August 16, 2012 - Filed Under: Community, Vegetable Gardens

DURANT – Holmes County, where 4-H was born as a “corn club” more than 100 years ago, is getting back to its roots by inspiring a new generation to garden.

A community garden project blossomed with the help of District 2 county supervisor James Young, the Mississippi State University Extension Service and local volunteers.