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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 new and long-time farmers who have helped grow the Market… More

Announcing our New South Weekends Fall Schedule: The Game Weekend Experience in Mississippi’s College Town

  Football season in on the way! Four weeks from today, we will welcome fans and the Bulldog faithful back to Mississippi’s College to kick off another great campaign of gridiron action. It’s a new season and a new era, as we celebrate new players and new events each home game weekend. The annual New South… More

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

Starkville Earns Over 70 Honors in Mississippi Magazine’s Annual Best of Mississippi Awards

Mississippi Magazine’s much-anticipated 2016 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards published this week in the magazine’s July/August issue, and we are so proud of the Starkville community for earning a record-breaking 74 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 17 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 57 “M-List” honors. The awards are voted on each year by… 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