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State employee day at Mississippi Farmers' Market

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -Tuesday was State Employee Day at the Mississippi Farmers' Market.  Local farmers offered state workers a ten percent discount on their fresh fruits and vegetable.

The Mississippi State Senate and several other agencies sponsored the event to promote healthy eating among state employees.


"We really want to encourage healthy lifestyles, lifestyle changes and buying Mississippi. This farmers' market has a lot of Mississippi vendors, said Sen. Terry Burton (R-District 31).

Health information booths were also set up offering state employees advice to living a healthier lifestyle.

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