It’s Harvest Time at The Farm!!!

It’s hard to believe it, but we are finally harvesting and distributing food from The Farm!!! We’ve come a long way this season & have a long way to go, but we have finally begun to see the literal fruit of our community’s labor. We are so thankful and so proud of everyone who has made this possible. You have all made this happen and it is because of all of those who have spent countless hours at The Farm that we can celebrate Harvest time is finally here! Our Amazing Community We are super thankful for everyone that joined us this week at The Farm for Harvest, planting,...

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Spring Harvest Approaches

The Farm is quickly approaching our spring harvest period & with another great week of weather forecasted we plan to begin harvesting the middle of next week! We have been a flurry of activity as April & May are truly some of our busiest months of the season.  We’ve been sharing our story, planting, installing final pieces for harvest and produce processing, building new buildings, and dodging the rain. However, you can see the hope and joy in the Farm team’s eyes even if there are a bit dirty. Thank you for all of the encouragement and help that have been given.  We...

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Celebrating Earth Day with Project 7

Thursday, April 19th is Earth Day & the Cobblestone Project is partnering with Project 7 to “Save the Earth” by planting fruit trees that will provide food for families in Northwest Arkansas. Project 7 has teamed up with Walmart, Caribou Coffee, and other retailers to plant 2 million fruit trees back into the earth through the sale of their “Save the Earth” products. 2 million trees that will combat deforestation, fight erosion, provide oxygen, add moisture to the air, and provide food for families. The great news is that some of those fruit...

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Looking forward to Spring (part 1)

Even though food production has ceased for the season at The Farm, we have a project list that is a mile long of things we have to accomplish before spring.  Things are going really well and we are thankful for the year we have behind us.  It should allow us to be ready come last frost to move very quickly. We are truly thankful for everyone that came out this past Saturday to help on the many projects we have.  It turned out to be an absolutely perfect day, and we loved the opportunity to meet some new faces. We will have additional periodic Spring Prep days during the winter, and...

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The Farm Earns “Certified Naturally Grown” Certification

The Cobblestone Project Farm has earned “Certified Naturally Grown” certification and joins a community of over 700 farmers and beekeepers in North America! Certified Naturally Grown farmers strive to strengthen the organic movement by preserving high organic standards and removing financial barriers that tend to exclude smaller farms that sell locally and directly to their customers. The Certified Naturally Grown program is a non-profit alternative certification program tailored for small-scale, direct-market organic farmers.  When the USDA’s Organic program was...

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