WCSHC PURPOSE

We help small farmers to purchase and sell in bulk with a goal of creating sustainability in rural communities by connecting with USDA and other organizations to provide services in a timely manner.


 

NEWS FROM RURAL AMERICA


Hopkins Family Keeping it Clean in 2020

Hopkins Family Keeping it Clean in 2020

The Greensboro Community honors Jimmy “Bluesman” Hopkins and his wife Regina for removing litter from along sectors of Major Brown Road and Greensboro Road. Bluesman said, “We spend upward of two to three hours per week removing litter because we want our roadsides in...

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Greensboro Celebrating 150 Years

Greensboro Celebrating 150 Years

According to oral history, the Greensboro Community was founded in 1870, shortly after the Civil War ended. Former slaves migrated westward from across Alabama by following old wagon trails into Winston County. In a later edition, we will reveal more facts and...

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COVID-19 Health and Safety Tips

COVID-19 Health and Safety Tips

Collectively, we know that most individuals started 2020 with the clique, “ I’m  seeing this year with clear vision.”  Unfortunately, our clear vision has been blurred with COVID-19.  Each day, we receive additional information regarding the detrimental effects of...

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Fourtee Acres: Our Story

Fourtee Acres: Our Story

By Tyrone and Edna Williams, Fourtee Acres Owners   Fourtee Acres is a 62 acre minority owned family owned forestry, farming and rental property operation established in 1994 (with the birth of our youngest child) that is engaged in sustainability for the future....

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Fair Housing Act 101 Presentation

Fair Housing Act 101 Presentation

Presenter: William Bedwell, Mississippi Center for Justice, Staff Attorney Tenants do you know that you have rights that protect you against your landlord? If this is news to you, please join WeCare on September 4, 2018, at 11 am and 6 pm MSU extension office155 Vance...

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A Taste of Winston County

A Taste of Winston County

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, people traveled from far and near to participate in “A Taste of Winston County" at the Louisville Coliseum. This event highlighted local farmers' efforts to provide healthier food choices for consumers. We convey a heartfelt thanks to...

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WCSHC Helping the Robbins’ Family Reconnect

WCSHC Helping the Robbins’ Family Reconnect

By Frank Taylor Around 1910 Mississippi harbored more than 32,000 African American Farmers who owned thousands of acres of land. Landownership for black families determined their autonomy through agrarian practices of planting crops. Farmers planted corn, cotton,...

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Ad Valorem Tax Deadline

Ad Valorem Tax Deadline

WCSHC's Emergency Reminder!!! Please pay your Ad Valorem Taxes before August 28, 2017. If not, you could be in jeopardy of being removed from your home. Additionally, some families’ 40 acres of land will be auction off because someone neglected to pay taxes....

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Galilee M.B. Church Canning Workshop

Galilee M.B. Church Canning Workshop

Mississippians are facing numerous health crises. In fact, Mississippi leads the nation with individuals battling obesity, heart diseases, amputations, hypertension and other ailments, which lower life’s expectancy. To help lengthen your life expectancy, you can...

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Pay Your Ad Valorem Taxes

Pay Your Ad Valorem Taxes

If, you own property or land then you must pay your ad valorem taxes before Monday, August 28, 2017. If you have not paid your 2014 and 2015’s ad valorem taxes, then you could be in jeopardy of losing your homestead or land. If you are not sure whether you have paid...

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