'Taste of Mississippi' set in March


The 19th-annual “Taste of Mississippi: Homegrown Hunger Relief” is scheduled for 7p.m. to 10 p.m. March 26 at Highland Village.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Stewpot Community Services, whose mission is to provide for the needs of the poor, elderly and disabled in Jackson’s metro area.      

This year’s event offers samplings from 35 area restaurants, a live auction, a silent auction and live music. 

The cost of the event is $50 in advance; $60 at the door. For ticket information, call 601-353-2759 or visit www.tasteofms.org.