Mississippi micro livestock farmer reduces food waste with worms.

Imagine recycling food waste into something useful, like an all-natural fertilizer for your plants, lawns, and gardens. The Mississippi based company, Wurmworks, is doing just that. Vermicompost is an all-natural soil amendment that will never burn your plants or poison your kids or pets. Matt Castell is the founder of Wurmworks and considers himself a … Continue reading “Mississippi micro livestock farmer reduces food waste with worms.”

What’s for dinner: Salsa Verde Chicken

Most dinner tables have become stale with the same ole’ dishes week-in and week-out. After serving canned green beans several times in a row, Lindsey Bell set out to crowdsource social media for dinner ideas. That is when The Dinner Darling Facebook Group was born. Now six thousand home-cooks share their family’s favorite recipes, helping … Continue reading “What’s for dinner: Salsa Verde Chicken”

Memory’s Magical Dresses and Formal Wear provides dresses and tuxedoes free of charge to those in need

Memory‚Äôs Magical Dresses and Formal Wear provides dresses, tuxedoes, jewelry, and shoes to junior high and high students free of charge for proms and dances. Memory Carouthers started the organization after becoming inspired by young girls in single-parent homes that couldn’t afford prom. The Tupelo, Mississippi community has rallied around Memory’s mission, opened their business … Continue reading “Memory’s Magical Dresses and Formal Wear provides dresses and tuxedoes free of charge to those in need”

Lent: A season of surrender.

Lent is the 40-day period (not counting Sundays) that spans from Ash Wednesday to Easter. But do you know how it originated and why there is a focus on fasting? Brother Chris Lohrstorfer joined Rebecca Turner on The Metro to explain the historical and spiritual significance of the Lent season and how Christians and non-believers … Continue reading “Lent: A season of surrender.”

Pearl Lady Pirates looking to win back to back championship with once deployed coach back stateside

The Pearl Lady Pirates won their first basketball title since 1994 in 2019, defeating Terry in the MHSAA girls 6A state championship. Ending a 25-year championship drought was only part of their story. The 2019 Pearl Lady Pirates team won the gold ball while their head coach, Lacy Kennedy, was deployed in Kuwait. Fast forward … Continue reading “Pearl Lady Pirates looking to win back to back championship with once deployed coach back stateside”

Stennis Space Center STEM Engagement

The John C. Stennis Space Center, located in Hancock County, MS, is America’s largest rocket engine test complex. In addition to testing engines for NASA, they deliver tools for students and educators to learn and succeed in STEM: education in science, technology, engineering, and math. NASA STEM Engagement strives to increase K-12 involvement in NASA … Continue reading “Stennis Space Center STEM Engagement”

4th Annual Kids Fishing 101

Every year, Ronnie Daniels, host Kids Fishing 101 at the Biloxi Boat show. Children age fifteen and under, get to experience a hands-on interactive event geared towards creating an interest in fishing while learning things such as knot tying, boat safety, casting, and more. Four hundred rods and reels tackle boxes, tackle, frisbees, and more … Continue reading “4th Annual Kids Fishing 101”

The Garden “Farm”acy in Mississippi

The Garden Farmacy is a 6-acre local, chemical-free farm in central Mississippi. Taylor Yowell, founded the farm with the mission to provide nutrient dense vegetables for you and your family, using sustainable and regenerative farming methods for growing food in Mississippi. Taylor joined Rebecca on The Metro to talk more about homesteads and how you … Continue reading “The Garden “Farm”acy in Mississippi”

Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary in Caledonia, MS

Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary strives to be a true sanctuary in every sense of the word. They provide a safe, secure and forever home to over 250 animals that have been abused, neglected and abandoned. Everyday they are deeply committed to the rescue of animals in need, domestic and exotic. For the well-being, safety and security … Continue reading “Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary in Caledonia, MS”