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Breaking New Ground with Bountiful Harvest Farms

The Saturday season of the Starkville Community Market comes to a close this weekend after a wonderful summer filled with fresh vegetables, fruits, meats and hand-crafted foods produced by local farmers and food artisans. During each Market season, the community continues to build relationships with … [Read 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 … [Read more...]

Recap: Starkville “Smokin” at Atlanta Food and Wine Fest

A taste of Starkville's culinary scene was on display this month at the annual Atlanta Food and Wine Festival on June 2-5, and the best description was "smokin'"! Chef Ty Thames, owner and executive chef of some of Starkville's most celebrated restaurants, joined the Starkville Convention and … [Read more...]

Chef Ty Thames Hones His Role as Starkville’s Farm to Table Ambassador

Locals and visitors to Mississippi’s College Town know that Starkville’s authentic farm to table goodness needs no greater showcase than a table at Restaurant Tyler, Bin 612, or The Guest Room. Owner and executive chef, Ty Thames, has nurtured these unique restaurant concepts in Downtown Starkville … [Read more...]

Fire Station Park: Meet the New Home of Starkville Community Market

Tucked away at the end of Russell Street between Lampkin and the unused Kansas City Southern Railway track, you'll find Fire Station Park, a tiny oasis in the bustle of Downtown Starkville.  You may have visited the park for one of the city's 9/11 commemorative ceremonies or even seen folks walking … [Read more...]

It’s Easy Being Green During Starkville Restaurant Week… St. Patrick’s Day Faves

Happy Saint Patrick's Day! We hope you're wearing green today to celebrate the luck of the Irish! Regardless, there will be no pinching when it comes to Starkville Restaurant Week, because our participating restaurants have concocted plenty of green selections to highlight the day. Whether it's guac … [Read more...]