This week at The Farm (April 30th)

Gary gives a quick update on how things are progressing out at The Farm after the recent rains. This week we were able to accomplish.. install the CCF Brands sponsored University of Arkansas Poultry Project & are hoping to have chicken on site within the week. plant approx. 200 blackberry plants repair washout and erosion from recent storms maintenance on existing crops, pick up rocks have a blast It was also our first week at the Bentonville Farmer’s Market on the Bentonville Square and we had a lot of visitors we were able to tell the story to.  Make sure you stop by and meet...

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Cobblestone Project 2010 Year Ending Reflections

As 2010 comes to and end, we wanted to pause for a moment to reflect on just what an incredible year it was. We want to say thank you to everyone who loaded dirty clothes into a laundry machine, dug their hands into the soil, stirred a pot of soup, hauled a mattress for a new home, swept the floor at the DC, packed a toothbrush into a bag, picked up frozen boxes of chicken, cut wood for heat, snipped a lock of hair and who sat and listened to the thousands of stories that people in our community had the opportunity to live. None of this is possible without you, and because of you our...

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“Why the issue of Fatherlessness?”

On Nov 2nd, the Cobblestone Project is hosting our second “Present in the City” evening together.  For this gathering, we have chosen to focus on the issues of Fatherlessness and have invited Dr. John Sowers, author of “Fatherless Generation” & President of The Mentoring Project, to be our guest. But some may ask, “Why a night to focus on the issue of fatherlessness?” “What does this have to do with serving the under-resourced in our community?” “What kind of impact could this make?” “Is this really an issue in our...

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Present in the City “The Fatherless” with Dr. John Sowers, President of The Mentoring Project (Tues, Nov 2nd @ 6 pm)

“The story of Fatherlessness is being written into the heart of our generation. Quite often it is a story of shame, loneliness, and rejection” (FatherlessGeneration.com).  However, we believe there is hope. On Tuesday, November 2nd, we are honored to have John Sowers, President of The Mentoring Project, join our community to share his personal story of growing up in a fatherless home, and how the issues of fatherlessness affects our families and communities. In his role with The Mentoring Project, John seeks to respond to the American crisis of fatherlessness by inspiring...

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