Delta Fresh Foods Initiative

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Mission Statemtent

The Delta Fresh Foods Initiative (DFFI) is a diverse coalition of community stakeholders committed to establishing sustainable, equitable community food systems in the Mississippi Delta. Members of the group include growers, consumers, health and agriculture educators, food retailers (including farmers’ markets and other outlets), community-based organizations, funders, healthy food advocates and more.


Dr. Deborah Moore, president

Julian Miller, vice president

Brooke Smith, treasurer


Dorothy Grady Scarbrough, MEGA

Board Members

Valeria Hawkins, Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Keith Benson, Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production

DeMarc Hickson, My Brother’s Keeper

Josh Walker, Mothlite Media

Judy Belue