2016 Grantee: MSU EXTENSION SERVICE - WARREN COUNTY
Learn more about Mississippi State University Extension Service Warren County here.
GRANT PROJECT: ”Heritage garden - KNow Your roots”
The MDNHA funded a one-year grant for $10,000, which provided improvements to the Heritage Demonstration Garden, in which plantings typical of a 19th century kitchen garden are grown. Support also extended to the Know Your Roots educational programs which extend to training the trainers, a Vicksburg National Military Park tour guide certification; training the Vicksburg hospitality industry, multiple youth workshops, a community awareness event and adult workshops such as the short course, Know Your Roots Grow Your Business held on June 13, 2017.
ABOUT THE GRANTEE
The Extension Service has evolved into a vibrant organization equipping citizens for living in the 21st century. Along with our many state and local partners, we celebrate our past while maintaining a focus on the bright future ahead. An expanded knowledge base; innovations for families, farmers, and government leaders; leadership training through 4-H youth development programs; and community and economic development opportunities are just part of Extension’s forward-thinking mindset.