It takes village to build a market!

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Betsy Chapman

Market Director

Market director Betsy Chapman is entering her fourth season with OXCM. Before joining OXCM, Betsy worked at Yokna Bottoms Farm. She counts OXCM vendors as her extended family.

Board of Directors

John Winkle, Chairman
Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science at the University of Mississippi

Eleanor Green, Vice-Chair
Director of Good Food for Oxford Schools

Lindsey Abernathy, Secretary
Assistant Director, Office of Sustainability at the University of Mississippi

Sunny Young, Treasurer
Director of Mississippi Farm to School Network

Les Driggers
Owner of 7D Farm and Bakery

John T Edge
Director of the Southern Foodways Alliance,
Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi

Douglas Davis
Owner of Yokna Bottoms Farm, Associate Professor &
Interim Director of Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership
at the University of Mississippi

Derek Brown
Owner of Lifelong Productions

Corbin Evans
Chef and Owner of Oxford Canteen

Shaundi Wall
Educator and musician

Shirley Gray
Instructor, UM Center for Writing and Rhetoric


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OXCM loves our volunteers! We are a service learning site for UM students, the Boys and Girls Club and RSVP. Getting involved is easy – just show up! We offer accessible parking and will accommodate all skill levels and special needs. Become a volunteer!

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Mason Bay, OXCM Volunteer of the Year

15-year-old Lafayette High School sophomore, president of LHS Food and Fitness Club, 2017 William Winter Summer Youth Institute, 2018 MLK Community Service Award, Oxford-Lafayette Chamber Junior Leadership, 2018 Mississippi Governor’s School.