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Alliance field day set for Oct. 20
PELAHATCHIE, Miss. -- Rehoboth Farms will host the upcoming Alliance of Sustainable Farms field day Oct. 20 in Pelahatchie.
Topics include beekeeping, home canning, and expanding markets and sales opportunities. Attendees also will tour the family-owned farm where the owners grow and sell fresh produce and eggs, along with canned fruits, preserves, sauces and seasonings. The farm includes spaces that can serve as a venue for weddings, meetings and other large gatherings.
Speakers for the event include local farmers and Elizabeth B. Myles, marketing specialist and adjunct faculty member at Alcorn State University.
The field day is free, but preregistration is required. Onsite check-in begins at 10 a.m. The program begins at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. Rehoboth Farms is located at 337 J C Prestage Road in Pelahatchie.
To register for the field day or focus group, contact alliance manager Keith Benson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 601-988-4999.
Alliance field day partners and sponsors include the Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Alcorn State University Extension Program, University of Mississippi Transactional Law Clinic, National Center for Appropriate Technology, Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, and Mississippi Department of Education.