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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The Garden & connecting with Samaritan Community Center

The Garden initiative has been in operation since Sept of last year and it has continually been in a process of shaping, evolving & finding new ways to serve our Community.  In that spirit, we are excited to announce a shift of the Jones Center kitchen team to relocate to the We currently have an incredible relationship with Debbie Rambo, Executive Director of Samaritan Community Center, and her team through the Our Step initiative, Laundry Love, The Farm & now we hope to build upon it through these efforts.  It’s exciting to see how the original vision of World...

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The Farm

The Cobblestone Project, in collaborative partnership with the University of Arkansas Department of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Services, Downtown Bentonville, Inc., World Garden and with the support of Walmart Stores, is excited to announce the launch of The Farm initiative! The Farm is a new initiative that involves the Cobblestone Project farming land to grow crops that will be used 1) to feed the hungry of NW Arkansas, 2) provide a foundation for Community Supported Agriculture opportunities and 3) provide financial resources from the sale of a portion of the harvest in...

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Update on The Garden Feeding Initiative (from Rick Boosey)

  Four weekends into Cobblestone’s support of the The Garden Initiative, things are moving really fast.  We asked Rick to give us a quick update on his thoughts and some potential next steps. From Rick Boosey, Caretaker of World Garden When we started feeding those less fortunate, we had a vision to feed 5,000 per week. We knew that we couldn’t do it by ourselves, and so when we connected with Cobblestone Project, we knew there were possibilities far beyond anything our team could do alone. The first month of the "Garden" has exceeded our expectations,...

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The Garden Launch Day Video

For information on how to get involved, visit The Garden initiative...

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