From Cobblestone Project Stories

Jessie’s Latest Adventure at the Farm

Written by Jessie Koller, author of Adventures in the Ozarks. About Cobblestone Project Farm In March 2014 my boys and I started volunteering for Cobblestone Project Farm. The Cobblestone Project’s dream is to create a “community without need,” and they are the backbone of several different volunteer initiatives in the area including Present in the City, Help Portrait Northwest …

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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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Jessie’s Adventures Continue

Have you met Jessie and her sons? Jessie and her two sons have become regular volunteers at the Cobblestone Project Farm. We appreciate her dedication and passion for helping at the farm to feed the hungry in Northwest Arkansas. And we’re blessed by Jessie’s entertaining blog posts about her Farm visits. She makes volunteering sound …

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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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30 Days 4 Change!

April was a whirlwind of a month, and we loved every minute of it! The students at Bentonville High School who participated in “30 Days 4 Change” did an amazing job. With the help of Scott Herron, Teacher and Student Advisor, the groups were able to accomplish a tremendous amount for local organizations. We are …

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30 Days for Change

The “30 days 4 Change” student groups from Bentonville High School have been hard at work with their local nonprofit partners (Samaritan Community Center, 99 Balloons, Life Source, Saving Grace, and 7 Hills)! The month of April has been busy as the groups  continue to implement their impact campaigns. The group partnered with SAMCC is planning a …

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HOPE NWA 2011

Veterans, homeless, and those in need in Northwest Arkansas will be served at HOPE NWA 2011 resource event.  This event will provide free medical, vision, dental screening, haircuts, clothing, groceries, legal advice, and Veteran’s services. We are excited to be participating with the community to serve our community & we are excited that InvisiblePeople.tv Founder, Mark Horvath, will …

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January Cobblestone Project Update

[box] The Farm The 2011 season for The Farm is underway! It is hard to believe the opportunities that have presented themselves over the past few months and we are truly excited about what is ahead. We are excited to announce that the Cobblestone Project Farm is moving to Fayetteville.  New Heights Church in Fayetteville …

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