Healthy, local, and sustainable agriculture systems cannot thrive unless they are supported by public policies that reflect our priorities at the local, state, and federal governments.
If you value sustainable agriculture, we urge you to let your representatives know!
Not sure who represents you? Follow the below links to find out!
Click the links for the names and contact information of:
|MS Department of Environmental Quality|
|Gary Rikard||Executive Director||601-961-5000|
The Mississippi Food Policy Council
The Mississippi Food Policy Council provides the arena for open discussion of agricultural policies and issues that affect the state. It aims to help shape food policy in the state with the interests and concerns of Mississippi farmers, distributors, and eaters in mind.
Check out “An Overview of the Mississippi Food & Farm Economy“, a state-wide local food system assessment conducted in 2014.
Interested in beginning your own local or regional food policy council? Contact the Mississippi Food Policy Council or MSAN at firstname.lastname@example.org for more guidance, and explore the resources below.
|U.S. Senators||Contact||Agricultural Aide|
|Thad Cochran||202-224-5054||Daniel Ulner|
|Roger Wicker||202-224-6253||Kern Hauff|
|District||U.S. Rep.||Contact||Agricultural Aide|
|1st||Alan Nunnelee||202-225-4306||Tara Morgan|
|2nd||Bennie Thompson||202-225-5876||Corey Horton|
|3rd||Gregg Harper||202-225-5031||Ty Mabry|
|4th||Steve Palazzo||202-225-5772||Jill Duckworth|
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition works to connect and support grassroots organizations and advocates for sustainable agriculture throughout the country. Click here to learn more about the NSAC.