Frank Wilbourn’s Farmers Market is Officially Open for Business!
NDPGA member Frank Wilbourn has expanded his business. Once parked along Hwy 3 in an old white truck selling the fruits of his labor (e.g., squash, peas, greens), Mr. Wilbourn is now operating his very own farmers’ market at 1153 Section 5 Road, Marks, MS.
Well-wishers from around the country came out to support Mr. Wilbourn on his grand-opening, with fans from as far away as Washington D.C., Atlanta, Georgia, and Louisiana. Dignitaries present included: Senator Robert Jackson, Shreveport Credit Union CEO Helen Godfrey Smith, Board of Supervisors President Manuel Killebrew, members of the Mississippi Association of Cooperatives, and local mayors and other city officials.
This venture was made possible through the help of Shreveport Credit Union and Alcorn State University.