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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Oxford City Market

More Mississippi farmers’ markets accept EBT cards and vouchers

Some Mississippi farmers’ markets are trying to make locally grown food accessible to all by accepting Electronic Benefit Transfer cards and food vouchers from recipients of governmental assistance programs.

Two are in Oxford. The Oxford City Market and the Midtown Farmers’ Market are both equipped to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program EBT cards. (August 8, 2014, Page 1)

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    Your Turn: Grant or not, we need the City Market

    Shannon Adams writes, in “Your Turn,” about the importance of the Oxford City Market to local farmers, local developing businesses and the community as a whole, and calls for a move to keep the market held on the west side of town alive even though the federal grant that helped start it expires later this year. (July 25, 2014, Page 4A)

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      Tax hike talks continue

      The Oxford Board of Aldermen continue to discuss ways to raise money to meet Oxford’s infrastructure needs and the future of the Oxford City Market. (July 17, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

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        Using local ingredients to make cold creations

        Young visitors at the Oxford City Market this week got a lesson in making homemade, hand-churned ice cream as part of the market’s ongoing children’s activities each week. (June 27, 2014, Page 1B, 3B)

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          Farmers’ markets ready to return

          The Oxford City Market will open at 3 p.m. Tuesday for the new season. The Mid-Town Famer’s Marker will open in May. (April 21, 2014, Page 1A)

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            City Market extends season to Thanksgiving

            Oxford’s City Market will remain open until the week of Thanksgiving and can now accept EBT food stamp cards at the market. (October 15, 2013, Page 1)

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              Student doesn’t let apartment life take away joy of gardening

              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)

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                Shopping at farmers’ markets about more than produce

                Shopping at farmers’ markets is a growing trend and now Oxonians have more options to purchase fresh produce and baked goods. (May 31, 2013, Page 1B)

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                  Letters to the Editor

                  Katie Morrison writes to thank all of the vendors and citizens who came out to opening day of the Oxford City Market this week, and encourages everyone to visit again next Tuesday. (May 17, 2013, Page 4A)

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                    New farmers’ market to debut

                    The Oxford City Market will open for the first time at 3 p.m. Tuesday with about 13 vendors selling produce and baked goods. (May 13, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

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