Promoting locally grown/made products and encouraging visitors to patronize nearby businesses. They also provide a basis for economic empowerment for Delta community.

The grand opening of the Delta Regional Mule Train Cooperative Market in the small Delta town of Marks, Mississippi took place on October 2, 2016. The cooperative market, bringing in artisans, farmer co-ops and local entrepreneurs to a large warehouse, will provide access to fresh, nutritious, locally-sourced food to an area that officials have described as a “food desert.”

Learn More:

National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International:
Delta Regional Market Cooperative Grand Opening Revitalizes Mississippi Delta Community

National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International:
Cooperation Key to Reviving Historic Marks, Mississippi

Credit Union National Associates:
Miss. History Highlighted in New Farmers Market