Archive for July, 2011

dateJuly 31, 2011 userPosted by:

We’re Only Getting Stronger! (The Farm Weekly Update)

The rain & heat may not be on our side, but we are only getting stronger as a result of the challenges we have faced this year. With the weather conditions so far out of our control, we truly realize that we must leave things in God’s hands and trust all things are working for

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dateJuly 28, 2011 userPosted by:


What a privilege it is to share that the need of water for a single mom that we shared yesterday has not only been funded, but the work was completed today!  We are truly thankful to Allied Plumbing for putting it at the top of their to-do list and for braving the heat to restore

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dateJuly 26, 2011 userPosted by:

Without Water in NW Arkansas…the Need of a Single Mom (NEED MET!)

We are overwhelmed with joy to report that this need HAS BEEN MET!  In just 8 short hours, $1,200 was donated & the plumbers will start repair work TOMORROW! We will have photos to show progress & let you know once it has been completed. Thank you Northwest Arkansas!  You made an incredible and eternal

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dateJuly 25, 2011 userPosted by:

An amazing community! (The Farm Weekly Update)

We probably sound like a broken record at this point, but the weather isn’t changing. It has been a rough week at The Farm as we’ve had to face some hard realities & try to adjust plans to meet our goals for the season. However, we have so very much to be thankful for, and,

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dateJuly 23, 2011 userPosted by:

Overflow of Joplin Donations Benefiting NW Arkansas

Thanks to Thirst No More & Calvary Baptist Church of Joplin, Northwest Arkansas is receiving the benefit of overflowing donations that had been sent to Joplin immediately after the tornado. Craig Miller, Executive Director of Thirst No More & Disaster Relief Coordinator for Calvary Baptist Church in Joplin, contacted Cobblestone Project last week to ask

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dateJuly 19, 2011 userPosted by:

Being the Farmer is Tough (The Farm Weekly Update)

It probably doesn’t come to any great surprise that the weather continues to be the biggest challenge at The Farm; however, we are continuing to manage through it as best as possible.  This was a busy week at The Farm and we had the opportunity to accomplish a couple very important milestones. The Farm Weekly

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dateJuly 18, 2011 userPosted by:

Feast or Famine…Flooding or Droughts

We asked Mark Bray, our adviser from University of Arkansas Department of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service, to give us a little perspective on this seasons weather. From Mark… Fayetteville weather data tells an interesting “feast or famine” story of vegetable production. April average temperatures were slightly higher than normal while April rainfall total was 15.28″;

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dateJuly 14, 2011 userPosted by:

40/29 TV Report: Rain Doesn’t Help Farmers

40/29 TV had an opportunity to talk with Gary at The Farm about how the weather is affecting local farms & their crops. 40/29 TV Report: Rain Doesn’t Help Farmers

dateJuly 12, 2011 userPosted by:

No rain but much joy (The Farm Weekly Update)

We are now closing in six weeks without any significant rainfall, and it’s taking it’s toll on the crops.  We are irrigating around the clock, but we just don’t have the infrastructure in place to keep up with the demand of the plants. Harvest & Hunger Relief This past week we harvested almost 687 pounds

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dateJuly 12, 2011 userPosted by:

Drum Roll Please! (new announcement!)

3 Bags in 2 Days is proud to announce a “back to school” opportunity that has come up for us!   We will be partnering with First United Methodist Church and Samaritan’s Feet to help provide kids in the Bentonville School District with school supplies, shoes and hygiene items! They will be supplying 350 students […]

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