It is advised by all the best experts and consultants that the mission and vision of an organization should be able to be effectively conveyed in 7 words or less. It has been said that an “elevator speech” should explain what you do and encourage the person you are speaking to to act alongside of you to
We received the call in late November that for the 2nd year in a row a generous donor is challenging us to raise an amount to match a possible $5000 donation during the month of December. This will help support our 2015 initiatives. So we are launching the 2nd Annual #MeetTheMatch campaign on #GivingTuesday, December
COBBLESTONE and GREAT DAY FARMS —cultivating a “community without need” Now that our hunger relief program and harvest shares have ended for the 2014 season, our fresh produce production and sales will be limited to our Farm Stand. We are slowing down and have time to announce the exciting arrival of our baby chicks.
By Jessie Koller Cobblestone Project’s First Annual Harvest Party was held on Friday, September 12th. Proceeds of this event supported Cobblestone Project’s mission to create “a community without need,” and to restore dignity to those living in poverty situations in Northwest Arkansas. Festivities kicked off at 3pm with the Family and Children’s Seedling Soiree event
By Jessie Koller On Wednesday, September 10th, 100 Walmart associates from the Global Integrated Processes Division (GIP) arrived bright and early at Cobblestone Farm to complete a 5 hour Community Service Day.They were divided into task teams to help prepare the farm for both Winter crops, and the farms First Annual Harvest Party for NWA Hunger Relief taking
By Jessie Koller In March 2014 my boys and I started volunteering for Cobblestone Project Farm. The Cobblestone Project’s dream is to create a “community without need,” and they are the backbone of several different volunteer initiatives in the area
Why Arkansas is doing CSAs right By Eve Andrews Jennifer Watts Cobblestone Farm Fayetteville, Ark. The Natural State has the second-highest rate of household food insecurity in the country (19.7 percent). Cobblestone Farm provides free fresh produce — and education about sustainable farming and healthy eating — to low-income and homeless residents in northwestern Arkansas. “You see so
Have you met Jessie and her sons? Jessie and her two sons have become regular volunteers at the Cobblestone Project Farm. We appreciate her dedication and passion for helping at the farm to feed the hungry in Northwest Arkansas. And we’re blessed by Jessie’s entertaining blog posts about her Farm visits. She makes volunteering sound
The Cobblestone Project depends on the generosity of volunteers like Jessie. There are many ways that you can support our Farm; buy produce at the Bentonville Farmer’s Market, buy a Harvest Share, sponsor a row, or volunteer. Meet Jessie and her family. They strive to live a simple, purposeful and sustainable life while enjoying the beauty of the Ozarks.
Last week, Cobblestone participated in a forum at the White House. We received an invitation from the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, and the Office of Public Engagement to participate in a meeting to discuss the important role that social innovators play in expanding opportunity and addressing social issues.