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Know Your Farmers Pt. 5: Victory!!

Little Rock’s Modern Victory Garden by Anabel Logan    That the idea of a Victory garden survived the World Wars that fostered it is kind of neat.  For those unfamiliar, Victory gardens were part of a wartime initiative that encouraged … Continue reading

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Know Your Farmers Pt. 4: Farm Girl Natural Foods

April Showers in Perry County   Driving along highway 10, through the Lake Maumelle Watershed and towards the misty convergence of Ozark and Ouachita hills, Sam Hedges and I quickly find ourselves immersed into the rural landscape of Perry County.   … Continue reading

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Know Your Farmers, Part III

A Cheese Fish in a Vegan Pond because Kent makes cheese, and “vegan” is the opposite of cheese, and Little Rock only has one artisan cheese maker, so he’s the only one in the pond. Get it?       … Continue reading

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A Guide to Little Rock’s Farmers’ Markets

Here is a guide to Little Rock’s Farmers’ Markets.  You can buy local almost any day of the week! The Argenta Farmers’ Market (Certified Arkansas Farmers’ Market): @ Argenta Market, across Main St. Saturdays, 7am – 12 Noon. An all-Arkansas certified market, with … Continue reading

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Feed Fayetteville works with the U of A on gleaned produce…

Quick reminder: The Arkansas Local Food Network gave Feed Fayetteville a $500 grant in 2013 for their Care Cropping program, a program that works to collect excess local produce for communities in need. This is the first update of the … Continue reading

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Know Your Farmers: Part 2

Have you read Know Your Farmers: Part 1? Get to Know Arkansas Natural Produce! Meet Mike and Patti McSwain: The heart behind McSwain Ranch A few years ago, Mike and Patti began reading and researching where and how our society … Continue reading

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Raised Garden Bed Plans

Check out these very easy to replicate Raised Garden Beds. An effecient way to intensively grow herbs, vegetables, and flowers. Courtesy of Sarah Brown of Maison Terre!

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