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DeRego’s Bread is Committed to Reviving the Local Food Culture One Loaf at a Time

Regulars at the Starkville Community Market on Saturdays know that shoppers who want fresh-baked Starkville sourdough bread better arrive early. That’s because the authentic baked concoctions of DeRego’s Bread go fast! Late-comers looking for freshness to make a summertime BLT might only find a few tasty samples left at DeRego’s market tent. The popularity of founder and master… More

Lancaster Farms Brings a Family Approach to Building Starkville’s Culinary Community

Since the inception of the award-winning Starkville Community Market, one of the weekly vendors locals and restaurants alike have come to rely on for fresh produce is Oktibbeha County’s own Lancaster Farms. Whether it’s providing fresh-picked goodness for local culinary events, faithfully interacting with customers at the Market on Tuesdays and Saturdays, or setting up the annual… More

STARKVILLE MAIN STREET HONORED AT MISSISSIPPI MAIN STREET ANNUAL MEETING AND AWARDS

The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 27th Annual Awards Luncheon in downtown Jackson on Thursday, June 16, 2016. The annual awards luncheon honors Main Street directors, board members and volunteers and recognizes the most outstanding downtown development projects from Main Street communities in Mississippi. Among the… More

Introducing Featured SRW Restaurant Reviews from a Starkville Native Son

As part of our celebration of Starkville’s vibrant culinary scene during Restaurant Week, the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau is very excited to welcome Jay Reed to our website for a series of guest posts. Jay pens the popular “Eats One Ate” Starkville Daily News column, as well as a blog of the same name. Beginning tomorrow… More

2016 SRW Charity Profile: Vets for Vets

Final preparations are underway for Starkville Restaurant Week beginning on Monday, March 28, and we are getting excited to see what our 29 participating restaurants will have to offer! You can look forward to an eclectic array of cuisine choices, showcasing some of Starkville’s favorite menu items. Plus, we think they will have a few… More

2016 SRW Charity Profile: Grassroots Animal Rescue

It’s time to showcase our second Starkville Restaurant Week Charity Finalist of the week! SRW 2016 is just days away, and it’s time to plan your eating with breakfast, lunch, dinner and every snack in between at one of our great participating restaurants. Don’t forget to VOTE every time you eat! One of our deserving… More

2016 SRW Charity Profile: Starkville Backpack Buddies

Starkville Restaurant Week is almost here, and one of the things we’re most excited about is showcasing our three Charity Finalists who have been nominated by the community. For the past four years, Cadence Bank, our Gold Charity Sponsor, has generously provided $5000 to the local charity receiving the most ballots during Restaurant Week. This money is… More

Drumroll, please… Announcing our Starkville Restaurant Week Charity Finalists

Starkville Restaurant Week isn’t just about good eats. It’s about how good eats do good! A major component of our annual week-long showcase of the culinary scene in Mississippi’s College Town is the presentation of a $5000 grand prize to one deserving local charity. The Starkville Convention & Visitors Bureau is honored to highlight the work of non-profit… More

A Star-Spangled Christmas!

We are gearing up for a festive series of annual holiday events in Mississippi’s College Town, and the Partnership is proud to announce this year’s Christmas Parade and event series theme… A STAR-SPANGLED CHRISTMAS! Inspired by the iconic images of Norman Rockwell and his “Saturday Evening Post” illustrations, our 2015 theme highlights holiday traditions that have become… More