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‘Building a Vibrant Community’ Podcast available from MSU Extension

MSU Extension’s “Building a Vibrant Community” is available at http://extension.msstate.edu/shows/building-vibrant-community. Launched this spring, Season One focuses on local food systems and the farm-to-table movement. Current content is organized around the theme “Seven Ways to Quickly Grow Your Food Business,” also the title of an online course available through MSU Extension. The series is co-hosted by Rachael Carter, instructor with … [Read more...]

Starkville Community Market fostering Young Entrepreneurs

With the revitalization of the Starkville Community Market for the 2020 season, many new vendors have been attending the market and selling a variety of goods and products. As noticed by several customers, a few of the vendors have been quite young in age but have had extremely successful sales during the Saturday morning markets held each week from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Fire Station Park. Eliza Boyd, Mischief & Me Selling an … [Read more...]

MSU’s Grant Library Aids HISTORY Channel Miniseries

Premiering on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, the HISTORY Channel miniseries Grant highlighting President Ulysses S. Grant will come to life on television screens across the country. Based off the 2017 New York Times best-selling biography of the 18th President of the United States, the miniseries is written by Ron Chernow and was researched at Mississippi State University’s Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library housed here in … [Read more...]

Innovation Challenge returns for second year to foster young entrepreneurs in Starkville

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership and Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach, CEO,  in the College of Business at MSU are once again collaborating to bring the Innovation Challenge competition to Oktibbeha county students grades 6-12. Sponsored by International Paper, the contest is a hands-on opportunity for innovative Oktibbeha County middle & high school students to experience a real-world entrepreneurial process, and … [Read more...]