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Monthly Archives: February 2013
Join Audubon Society of Central Arkansas (ASCA) for its monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at John Gould Fletcher Library (823 North Buchanan) in Little Rock. With the coincidence of the meeting and Valentine’s Day, this month’s program will be about love for birds. ASCA’s bird-loving members will share why they love feathery friends. Visit the group’s website for more information.
Eddy and I like to support local establishments, so we buy all of our flour from War Eagle Mill in Rogers, Arkansas. War Eagle Mill sells organic stoneground flour that it grinds using hydro power. Many of its products come in cloth sacks. Eddy and I try to reuse and recycle as much as possible. When we began buying flour from War Eagle Mill, we didn’t know how to reuse or recycle cloth. I’m absolutely terrible at sewing and crafting, so I can’t re-purpose them. (I hope to change that in the future by learning how to sew.) We tried … Continue reading
FoodCorps is a nationwide team of leaders that connects kids to real food and helps them grow up healthy. FoodCorps places these leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service where they conduct hands-on food education, build and tend school gardens, and facilitate getting high-quality local food into public school cafeterias. So far this year these service members have reached over 40,000 children in 12 states. Since coming to Arkansas in August 2012, service members have reached over 7,000 kids and donated over 4,600 pounds of produce to food banks and families. The National Center for Appropriate Technology … Continue reading
Interested in keeping bees but don’t know how? Attend the 2013 Beginning Beekeeping Class hosted by the Central Arkansas Beekeepers Association (CABA). The two-day class will be held at the Levy Church of Christ auditorium (5124 Camp Robinson Road) on Friday-Saturday, March 22-23. The Friday session will take place between 6-9 p.m. The Saturday session will be between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. with a one-hour break for lunch. The instructors include Dr. Jon Zawislak with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, Aman Minick with the Arkansas Plant Board-Apiary Section, and Harvey Johnston, program chair for CABA. Pre-registration is … Continue reading
Join La Leche League of Central Arkansas for its Nighttime Meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at Second Presbyterian Church (600 Pleasant Valley Drive) in west Little Rock. Once in the church property, drive to the back of the church (the side closest to the interstate) where the classrooms are. There will be signs directing you to the room upstairs. La Leche League helps mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. All breastfeeding mothers and mothers-to-be … Continue reading
Central Arkansas is a growing, dynamic region. Along with growth and change are choices to be made that will impact our future. Let Metroplan know how you Imagine Central Arkansas! Metroplan is a regional planning organization serving central Arkansas. In September 2012, it launched a regional visioning effort called Imagine Central Arkansas. Imagine Central Arkansas endeavors to engage citizens and other stakeholders in a dialogue about the future of transportation, housing, and development choices. It strives to set priorities for transportation investments in central Arkansas. Do you want to see more bike lanes in central Arkansas? How about a high-speed … Continue reading
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, join Central Arkansas Beekeepers Association (CABA) for its monthly meeting, tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Levy Church of Christ (5124 Camp Robinson Road) in North Little Rock. Visit CABA website for more information.
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, attend Southwest Arkansas Beekeepers Association’s monthly meeting, tonight at 6 p.m. at Extension Homemakers House on 2nd Street (directly behind the Howard County Courthouse) in Nashville. For more information, contact Debra Bolding by clicking here.
Co-sponsored by libraries, farmers markets, a state park, and more, the University of Central Arkansas’s Conserving Arkansas’s Agricultural Heritage (CAAH!) project will host Seed Swaps around the state throughout Spring 2013. Bring some open-pollinated (heirloom) seeds, bulbs, plants, and stories to swap with other seed savers. If you have no seeds to swap but want to get started, come along to mingle with gardeners and farmers who can help. Conserve the heritage of Arkansas as we share good stories, beautify our yards, feed our friends and family, and of course, trade seeds. HOW IT WORKS: Anyone can bring seeds to … Continue reading
Join Hot Springs Village Audubon Society (HSVAS) for its monthly meeting, tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Coronado Center in Hot Springs Village. Susan Adkins, Park Interpreter for the Lake Ouachita State Park, will present a program titled “Birds of Lake Ouachita.” Visit the HSVAS website for more information.