The Cafe…A New Story Emerges

As so many of you know, The Cafe holds a special place in the heart of our community & those at Cobblestone Project.  It is the story of how a vision for caring for our community can emerge from just about anywhere and bring many together with a single goal of caring for those without.   Without the story of The Cafe, Cobblestone Project truly would not be what we all are today. Before it was The Cafe… Believe it or not, all of this began in the corner of a small soup and salad shop known as World Garden with a case of bananas and a simple question. “How can we use these to...

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This week at The Farm & the 100th Row

It’s been an incredible week at The Farm with almost too much to capture, but here’s a quick look at everything that took place over past couple of weeks. Gary’s Weekly Update Mid-Week We are truly thankful for all of the people who serve on behalf of their company or organization during the week.  This week we had the pleasure of hosting… Friends from Walmart Finance FPMO Together they planted over 200 tomatoes & ensured that we’ll have a steady harvest of tomato plants over the summer.  It is so encouraging to participate with such a great group of...

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January Cobblestone Project Update

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 has graciously donated the use of 10 acres of their land in West Fayetteville to be the new home of the farm. This move will greatly expand the scope of The Farm to include:  expanded food production capacity, work share programs to create commerce & jobs,...

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World Garden Closing but Mission Continues

Like so many in our community, we are saddened by news of the closing of World Garden in Bentonville.  Over the past year we have had the privilege of coming alongside their mission, their staff and their family to be a part of a story that goes to the core of what drives the Cobblestone Project forward.  World Garden’s story of creating a space in our community that allows those in need to have their basic needs met is actually only a small portion of their larger story.  Their larger story is one of leaving behind the comforts and security of this world to pursue a...

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Tyson Foods Hunger Relief helping Cobblestone Project Gathering & Distribution Efforts

We are happy to announce that Tyson Foods has begun partnering with the Gathering & Distribution efforts of the Cobblestone Project.  This food is picked up and then directly distributed to food pantries & shelters across Northwest Arkansas as well being added to the efforts of The Garden initiative. This is so important because the protien sources that Tyson Foods adds is vital to ensuring that healthy meals can be offered to those facing hunger and food insecurity in Northwest Arkansas.  In a Washington Post story titled “Poverty Drains Nutrition From Family...

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Scott Seal shares his story about serving NW Arkansas

Scott Seal had an opportunity to share his story about work, life and service with Garrett Lewis of Channel 5 News (KFSM). Thank you to Scott for all he has done to give to others. For more information on the areas that Scott has been serving to help the hungry in NW Arkansas, please visit the various initiative pages or email...

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