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These businesses support The Homestead and we ask YOU to support them!

It’s SIMPLE. Local economies are good for EVERYONE. Help us support this community and this community will support your business!

With over 5,000 followers and newsletter recipients each month, The Homestead Education Center has your customers - customers who want to support locally owned businesses.

Our goal is to remove all the outside advertising and promote ONLY businesses that employ local people or use local products in 2019. Help us help you!


Kerri Mathews Tom Smith Land & Homes  (662) 268-6333

Home Services

Worker Bees - Shannon Voges-Haupt (662) 617-1468 - Cleaning, Car Detail, Windows, Attics and Garages

Service Master - Danny Hill 601-308-4254 - Mold, Water, Fire Damage

Local Food

High Hope Farm - Johnny Wray (662) 295-3986 - Grass-Fed Beef and Lamb


Modern Woodmen of America - Barbara Coats (662) 418-7957 - Fraternal Financial Planning: Life Insurance, Sound Investment Advice, Free Consultations

Kelly Cutshall, CPA - Kelly Cutshall (662-324-4044) - taxes, payroll, quickbooks, small business financial assistance.

Party Planning/Theater

Costume Party - Connie Willsey (662) 323-9771 - Rentals, Theater Consult, Party Planning

Fleur de List Flowers and Gifts - Joni Lofton (662) 498-1011 - Flowers purchased from local farms for weddings and special events


Judge Lydia Quarles - Attorney at Law (601) 812-5885 - Wills and Family Issues

Adam Davis - Alfa Insurance
(662) 323-2532

Community Partners

Starkville Area Arts Council - John Bateman (662) 324-3080 - Building a Strong, Creative, Connected Community Through the Arts


Keep It Local Sponsorships
Sponsorship Type:
Become a Featured Local Business

Let us help you find loyal customers who care about where they spend their money.


Database Listing

$100 (Small budget, big impact)

  • list your business in our database

  • posting on social media and podcast shout-out

Banner Ads

$250 (There is not better way to directly reach your customer for cottage businesses) 

Banner Advertisements include:

  • featured on the individual course page that corresponds with what pairs best with your company’s mission

  • quarterly spots on social media throughout the year

  • listed on the website homepage as a “Homestead Course Affiliate”

Events Sponsorships

$500 (Perfect for small businesses looking to grow their reach to a local audience)

Event Sponsorships include:

  • featured on the individual event page that corresponds with what pairs best with your company’s mission

  • spots on social media leading up to the event

  • highlights on “The Practical Idealist Podcast”

  • business information on all printed materials used at event and in newsletter

  • mentions at the actual event itself

  • listed on the website homepage as a “Homestead Event Affiliate”

Homestead Sponsor

$750 (make your mark with a community who loves to celebrate local businesses)

Basic Homestead Sponsorships will include:

  • listed on website homepage at “Community Affiliate” button

  • monthly spots on social media and newsletter

  • advertisement on “The Practical Idealist Podcast” 

We want to know who to support! Let us keep our dollars INSIDE the community!