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The Farm Weekly Update (Week of May 28th)

It was a big week for The Farm as this marked the first Harvest week and first distribution of Harvest Share subscriptions.  After months and months of hard work and managing through less that ideal weather conditions, The Farm is producing food! It’s still early in the season and while the Broccoli was more abundant

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dateMay 28, 2011 userPosted by:

A simple note of thanks…

As part of The Farm initiative we have partnered with some of the area schools to provide their families who have food needs with Gift Cards to our booth for redemption of produce. This morning we had our first family stop by to redeem their card. As the mother was leaving she slipped me this

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dateMay 25, 2011 userPosted by:

Joplin. Susie’s Story. Renewal and Hope.

Susie, pictured at right in the camo shirt, tugged at my heart today. Her and her husband have been long time Missouri residents, currently living in Carthage, but calling Joplin home. It is where they grew up and spent many years with the family business. It is home for Susie, and her father still resides […]

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dateMay 23, 2011 userPosted by:

Joplin Lovin’

Hey friends! We just wanted to share with you guys the latest happenings with us and the Joplin relief efforts! We have a way into Joplin on Wednesday with another group from NWA! Just a note:: this is just the beginning of the efforts, we know this is a long process and needs will be […]

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dateMay 20, 2011 userPosted by:

UA Community Development Belize Program at The Farm

Today we had the honor of having students from the University of Arkansas Community Development Belize Program, led by Dr. Jennie Popp, come and serve at The Farm in preparation for their trip to Belize this summer. This was a unique opportunity for these students to come and see first hand how a community garden can

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dateMay 18, 2011 userPosted by:

Laundry Love Springdale Update & Thank You to the Powers

After a year and a half leading Laundry Love Springdale, Jeff and Jennifer Powers will be following their calling in life to serve our community through the Samaritan House Fellowship.  We could never thank the Powers enough for their contribution to the Laundry Love effort & the impact that they have made in the lives

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dateMay 17, 2011 userPosted by:

The Farm Weekly Update (Week of May 17th)

we caught up with Gary out on The Farm for our weekly update If you would like to learn more, come out and see The Farm, volunteer to help or purchase a Harvest Share Subscription, please visit The Farm website at http://TheFarm.CobblestoneProject.org

dateMay 15, 2011 userPosted by:

Asbell Elementary School’s Farm Education Week

I was thrilled that the Cobblestone Project Farm was able to participate in Asbell Elementary School’s intersession week. We had 8 students sign up through Asbell to take The Farm Class which was 5 days long from 8am-11am for the students learned about the principles of farming, healthy eating & how things grow.  This was

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dateMay 12, 2011 userPosted by:

Serving Together as a Family.

Something we as the 3B2D team is incredibly passionate is serving as a family. We have heard awesome stories and seen families changed because they serve together. It doesn’t matter how old, young, youthful, goofy, shy someone is….serving with people who surround them with love and compassion can make the biggest difference. Personally, an example […]

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dateMay 12, 2011 userPosted by:

First Planting Celebration at The Farm

The chickens were nesting and laying eggs in their new homes. Children were running free in what soon will be corn fields. Some were learning how to plant a potato. Neighbors were meeting for the first time. The day felt good. (special thanks to BeGoodHumans.org for video production) The sun came out and the winds

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