Healthy Homes Educational Sessions MSU Extension
Sessions continue in December and January for
Forrest and Jones Counties
The goal of the MSU Extension Healthy Homes Initiative is to equip Mississippians with the knowledge they need to keep their indoor environments safe and healthy.
What does the Healthy Homes Initiative offer?
Tailored to meet your residential needs, the Healthy Home Solutions is a 12-topic curriculum, developed by and for Extension educators. The topics can be presented individually or as a series, and they are adaptable to fit a range of timeframes. Topic titles are:
- Healthy Homes Overview
- Indoor Air Quality Overview
- Asthma & Allergies
- Mold & Moisture Control
- Carbon Monoxide & Other Combustion Gases
- Drinking Water
- Home Safety
- Hazardous Household Products
- Integrated Pest Management
- Home Energy
Downtown Hattiesburg Market at Buschman
April 12th-October 25th, Thursdays, 3pm-5:30pm
Laurel market 516 S. 13th Ave, Laurel
Wednesdays, 10-NOON, To be announced
Mobile markets sites around Hattiesburg to be announced
SNAP/EBT and the Fresh Savings Program will again be offered this year at the markets. The SNAP/EBT and the Fresh Savings Program operates with a token system. EBT token purchases will be matched dollar for dollar with Fresh Savings tokens to double your purchasing power. Fresh Savings tokens can only be used for fresh fruits and vegetables at the markets.
THIS IS A SPECIAL PROGRAM BEING SPONSORED BY the AARP Foundations Fresh Savings, a healthy food incentive program funded by a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Hattiloo Theatre Excursion
March 8th-9th TN
Grandparents will travel by bus to Memphis on Thursday, stopping for lunch and arrive in Memphis early afternoon having an opportunity to sight see before heading to the hotel. That evening grandparents will enjoy SELMA: A Musical Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King at the Black Repertory Hattiloo Theater located in downtown Memphis. Departure will be Friday morning after a complimentary breakfast.