BIZ BUZZ BLOG: Photo tour of Toyota Mississippi

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Photo tour of Toyota Mississippi

Today officially marks the first anniversary of Toyota’s start of Corolla production in Mississippi.

The Mississippi plant isn’t open to the public, but the Toyota staff was kind enough to give the NEMS Daily Journal an exclusive tour Tuesday.

Toyota will have a full media day Thursday. Plus, it hosts a family day Saturday.

We have lots of ways for you to find out more about the plant. Click link below for photos and more coverage.

Oxford farmer has fresh pork for sale

Remember the story (read it) we did last year on Brad Solomon of Old Thyme Farms? He raises organic, high-end hogs and sells the meat to the public.

Old Thyme Farms in Oxford raises rare Tamworth heritage breed hogs. The organic pork is on the menus at several upscale restaurants, including Snackbar, 208 and City Grocery.

He’s taken orders now for his fall CSA. Via Eating Oxford:

Here’s your chance to have locally raised pork delivered to you all winter long, courtesy of Bradley Solomon at Old Thyme Farms.

Brad is offering a four-month pork CSA delivery through the winter (44 lbs. antibiotic-free pasture-raised heritage-breed pork). He’ll deliver 11-12 pounds per month, which will include Boston butt roast; ribs; bone in loin or pork chops; bacon; fresh belly; country ham; French apple, Italian basil and country sausage.

More at link below.

Tickets on sale for Tupelo beer tasting

Press release from the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association:

Hops and Stops

TUPELO – The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association announces Papa V’s as the sponsor of the 2012 Hops and Stops, which will be held Thursday, November 1st in Downtown Tupelo.

Hops and Stops will begin at Laher Law Firm (located at 207 East Main Street) at 5pm and continue throughout Downtown Tupelo until 8 p.m.

More at link below.

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