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Carlton Tucker
MFP Voices

‘Sipp Culture’s Carlton Turner Addresses Food Insecurity on MFP Live on Thursday, April 14, at 6 p.m.

The Turners created ‘Sipp Culture as a way to foster community development in Utica, which was once a thriving community, but in recent years has seen the loss of its schools, industry and, finally, its grocery store. Join co-founders Donna Ladd and Kimberly Griffin this week as they discuss food insecurity with Carlton Turner on MFP Live this Thursday, April 14, at 6 p.m.

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D.J. Baker
Culture

Dr. Joshua A. Cable Day Honors Hinds County Farmers for Community Service

Joshua Cable owns and operates Kingdom Cities Network, a business-focused ministry, alongside his wife, Monica Cable. After receiving Mayor Lumumba’s signed proclamation on Feb. 1, 2020, Cable has annually used the honor to spotlight members of the Jackson metro community and their own contributions to lifting up those around them. This year, Cable partnered with the Best of Mississippi awards to present certificates of honor to local farmers: D.J. Baker, owner of Esculent and a food consultant for public and private food businesses and edible-landscaping projects; Foot Print Farms President and Chief Executive Officer Cindy Ayers Elliott; and Chris and Caroline Ratliff, owners of Ratliff’s IronHorse Ranch in Raymond, Miss.

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