Owen Thompson decided he was going to keep gardening despite moving into an apartment and developed a hydroponic system that can be used indoors, a growing trend in urban settings. (July 26, 2013, Page 1B, 3B)
Willie Price Nursery School on the campus of the University of Mississippi is using its new garden to teach preschoolers everything from words to numbers to nature. (March 30, 2012, Page 1B)
Six MSMS students are working with local Daniel Doyle and artists Bill Beckwith, Andi Bedsworth and Wendy Hansen to turn an old bus into a bio-diesel farm on wheels. The project is currently in need of funds and more information can be found at their Kickstarter campaign. (June 27, 2011, Page 1)
The third annual UM Green Week begins Saturday with several events scheduled for the weekend and next week. The Eagle will have a Green Week series beginning on Monday. (April 15, 2011, Page 1A)
Six months ago Yokna(patawpha) Bottoms Farm embarked on a venture to establish the first Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm in the Oxford area. To date, the farm has harvested 1,000 pounds of food which has been distributed to shareholders and sold at the Taylor Farmer’s Market and to small local markets. (July 28, 2010, Page 6)
To celebrate spring, the Yokna Bottoms Farm is hosting the first ever Patawpha fest Saturday. The event includes nine musical acts from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. and numerous local artists, craft vendors and food producers who will be selling their wares.