It won’t be long until the Oxford Community Market is open again for business. Market Director Betsy Chapman, sitting in her office at the community office space The Edison, is working to bring the open-air farmer’s market back to the Old Armory Pavilion April through December.
As a little girl, Oxford native Kelli Smith Russell dreamed of starting her own bakery. Years later, she is the proud owner of The Cakery at Oxford East Plaza off of University Avenue.
Centrally located between Tupelo and Corinth in the northeast corner of Mississippi, the quiet town of Booneville boasts a population of just under 9,000 residents. The Prentiss County seat appears to many as a pass-by town with little going on, but Market 105 aims to change that in the near future.
Yumtown: an Instagram dedicated to food lovers was born when food lover Anna Lee came to the city of Oxford for college. Freshman year, Lee started an Instagram account named Yumtown that now has 1,709 followers.
Often lost in the Bouré vs. Ajax debate for Oxford-dining supremacy is the subtle, but acclaimed Neon Pig. This little establishment has roots that run farther and wider than the 662 area code; the tastes and smells of Neon Pig have emanated down Highway 6 and throughout America’s heartland.
Imagine a gathering of wild coyotes – savage, ravenous, spanning a seemingly endless frontier. When the hour hand strikes 11 a.m. at the Kappa Alpha house, chef Rusty Boyd is prepared for this battle.
Laurie Stirratt grew up in New Orleans. Her home was an older fishing village near Lake Pontchartrain, and there was a lot to do outside, such as crabbing, fishing, hunting and sailing. She also remembers the wildlife – alligators, snakes and bobcats.
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