Profiles

Inspirational interviews, farm and garden tours, and more.

Homegrown Olive Oil Business

By Rebecca Martin

One small family has built a big business by growing olives and pressing its own extra-virgin oil.


Seed Saving Libraries

By Cindy Conner

Seed libraries are sprouting up in public libraries across the nation. Borrow these ideas for nurturing one in your community.


Pollinating Flies in the Garden

By Erica McAlister

Although sometimes pesky, flies can play an important role in the garden.


Farmers, Growers, and the Restaurants Who Love Them

By Lacey Thacker

An update and exciting news about a project profiling foodies and farmers in the Central Arkansas local food scene.


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In Praise of the Pumpkin

By Randel A. Agrella

Explore Autumn's ubiquitous squash. The pumpkin is a fall fruit with a rich heritage and flexible flavor that has been used for centuries.


Time to Save Seeds

By Emilee Gettle

Emilee Gettle discusses the importance of seed saving and encourages all to save seeds for our children to inherit.


Changing Seasons: Fall vs. Summer Harvesting

By Emilee Gettle

The changing of the seasons means the varieties available in your garden are changing, too.


Winter Winds and Spring Gardens

By Emilee Gettle

Emilee Gettle talks about winter hitting the homestead, and what you can begin doing — even surrounded by ice — to plan for your spring garden.