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Monthly Archives: September 2012
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, attend Greater Hot Springs Beekeepers Association’s monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at Lake Hamilton Church of the Nazarene (200 Lockhaven Point) in Hot Springs. For more information, contact Robert Schappek by clicking here.
I borrowed Jennifer Cockrall-King’s Food and the City from the Central Arkansas Library System. Eddy and I think that the practice of buying books is obsolete unless you plan to use them over and over again. In recent years, we have only bought cookbooks and books that help us go green. Our bookshelf has a cheesemaking book next to a soapmaking book and a beer brewing book next to a tree identification book. (We forage, so we need to know our trees.) When people look at our bookshelf, they must think we’re a bit different! Fortunately, we live very close … Continue reading
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, attend North Central Arkansas Beekeeping Association’s monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at Farm Bureau Insurance (1424 Highway 62 W) in Mountain Home. For more information, contact Nina Huddleston by clicking here.
Meet fellow canoeing enthusiasts near you! Join Central Arkansas Canoe Club for its monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Oyster Bar (3003 West Markham Street) in Little Rock. For more information, visit the Club website at www.arkansascanoeclub.com.
You should always have at least one librarian friend. When a friend of mine who works at the library recommended this book to me, I admit, I was skeptical. I’ve been active in local food movement for over a decade. I’ve read Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food), Barbara Kingsolver (Animal, Vegetable, Miracle), and Joel Salatin (Everything I Want to Do is Illegal). I’ve read Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation), Alisa Smith (Plenty: Eating Locally on the 100-Mile Diet), and Ben Hewitt (The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food). Do … Continue reading
Join the Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society for its monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at Lake Dardanelle State Park Visitor Center (100 State Park Drive) in Russellville. Jennifer Penner who is on the faculty at Hendrix College in Conway will give a presentation titled “Wildlife Adventures in Costa Rica.” Penner and her husband, Matthew Moran, teach during most summers near the cloud forest of Costa Rica, a biodiversity hot spot known for its spectacular birding, abundant wildlife, and striking landscapes. Costa Ricans are dedicated to protecting and sharing their country’s natural beauty, resulting in a thriving economy that is … Continue reading
Meet fellow canoeing enthusiasts near you! Join Northwest Arkansas Canoe Club for its monthly meeting, tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Jim’s Razorback Pizza (2620 W. 6th Street) in Fayetteville. For more information, visit the Club website at www.arkansascanoeclub.com.
The Arkansas Times recently selected 50 Arkansans as influencing and shaping the state today. Among the honorees are: Sue and Rusty Nuffer, organic farmers, Armstead Mountain Farm Scott Stewart, builder who advocates for tiny houses,, Slabtown Customs Scott McGehee, chef & local food advocate, ZaZa Fine Salad and Wood Oven Pizza Co. & Big Orange P. Allen Smith, gardening expert & local food advocate Reese Rowland, architect specializing in LEED buildings, Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects Jamie Hestekin, professor who works on converting algae into an alternative source of energy, University of Arkansas Tim Ernst, nature photographer Philip Goad, toxicologist specializing … Continue reading
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, attend Ozark Foothills Beekeeping Association’s monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church (43 Oak Tree Road) in Damascus. For more information, contact Sonny Chidister by clicking here.