From Cobblestone Project Stories

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Family Fun at the First Annual Harvest Party Seedling Soiree

By Jessie Koller Cobblestone Project’s First Annual Harvest Party was held on Friday, September 12th. Proceeds of this event supported Cobblestone Project’s mission to create “a community without need,” and to restore dignity to those living in poverty situations in Northwest Arkansas. Festivities kicked off at 3pm with the Family and Children’s Seedling Soiree event …

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In the field
at Cobblestone Farm
In the field
at Cobblestone Farm

Walmart Global Integrated Processes Division Annual Community Service Day

By Jessie Koller On Wednesday, September 10th, 100 Walmart associates from the Global Integrated Processes Division (GIP) arrived bright and early at Cobblestone Farm to complete a 5 hour Community Service Day.They were divided into task teams to help prepare the farm for both Winter crops, and the farms First Annual Harvest Party for NWA Hunger Relief taking …

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2014-05-21 10.10.44

Thank you Grist for a great article on the what a more sustainable American food system looks like!

Why Arkansas is doing CSAs right By Eve Andrews Jennifer Watts Cobblestone Farm Fayetteville, Ark. The Natural State has the second-highest rate of household food insecurity in the country (19.7 percent). Cobblestone Farm provides free fresh produce — and education about sustainable farming and healthy eating — to low-income and homeless residents in northwestern Arkansas. “You see so …

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volunteers, Cobblestone Project Farm
volunteers, Cobblestone Project Farm

Fun at Cobblestone Farm

The Cobblestone Project depends on the generosity of volunteers like Jessie. There are many ways that you can support our Farm; buy produce at the Bentonville Farmer’s Market, buy a Harvest Share, sponsor a row, or volunteer.  Meet Jessie and her family. They strive to live a simple, purposeful and sustainable life while enjoying the beauty of the Ozarks. …

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Cobblestone heads to D.C.

Last week, Cobblestone participated in a forum at the White House. We received an invitation from the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, and the Office of Public Engagement to participate in a meeting to discuss the important role that social innovators play in expanding opportunity and addressing social issues. We …

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