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Best Farmers Markets in America

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | 0 comments

Best Farmers Markets in America

Fresh ingredients are a must for a truly great meal and there is no better place to get the highest quality fruits and vegetables than at your local farmers market. More and more people are heading out to support their farmers these days. It could be due to all those yummy cooking shows or a civic mind that is geared towards locally grown sustainability. Whatever the reasons may be Farmers markets have never been more popular, and we are going to tell you where some of the best ones in the United States are located. 1. Santa Cruz, California Our first stop is in Santa Cruz, California. This...

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Pumpkin Patches of the 21st Century

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | 0 comments

Pumpkin Patches of the 21st Century

Pumpkin patches in the 21st century are more of an attraction than they are about putting food up for the winter. Although the rise in the popularity of Halloween over the past decade may have something to do with it, we think there is more to it than that. It has become more about entertainment and giving people the opportunity to explore a way of life that they don’t often get to see living in the city. In general, pumpkin patches are simply fun weekend activities that the whole family can enjoy. When you visit a pumpkin patch these days there is a lot more to them than there might have...

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Farm Restorations – Out With The New In With The Old

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | 0 comments

Farm Restorations – Out With The New In With The Old

To many it may come as no surprise that the farming lifestyle is regaining popularity across the nation. However, what might come as a surprise is that antique farming practices are also regaining popularity. In describing antique farming one might think of pre 1950 farming practices, and the equipment that might have been used during that time period. So what’s with this new found interest one might ask. The answer would simply be because people want to experience the lifestyle of our ancestors. Some are viewing this type of lifestyle and the skills that go with it as a lost art form. The...

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Recipe For Gourmet Green Beans – With Goat Cheese

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Arkansas Frontier Blog, Recipe of The Week | 0 comments

Recipe For Gourmet Green Beans – With Goat Cheese

How can you go wrong with a green bean dish, right! Well, this is a great recipe to change things up a bit. The great thing about this recipe is that it is super simple and fast. This in turn makes it a great cooking lesson for the little ones to take part in. Of course feel free to experiment and make this dish your own. Regardless though, chances are this will be one of your favorite quick and easy green bean recipes. Ingredients for Gourmet Green Beans One Pound of Green Beans (cut) One 5.3oz package of Chavrie Goat Cheese with Basil & Roasted Garlic Scrape Goat Cheese...

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Recipe For Pumpkin Pesto Pinwheel

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog, Recipe of The Week | 0 comments

Recipe For Pumpkin Pesto Pinwheel

If you are looking for a Fall pumpkin recipe that is unique this one may just be what you are looking for. You are likely to get your feel of pumpkin pie, however pumpkin pinwheels are something you rarely see. Combining it with the pesto gives it almost a pizza flavor, and who doesn’t like pizza right. The best thing about this recipe is that it is super simple and really quick to make. This means it is perfect for that last minute dinner party you just got invited to. They are likely to go quick at any social gathering, so be sure to make a few extra for your family at home....

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Eating Healthy With Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | 0 comments

Eating Healthy With Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

Healthy eating and healthy living in general are currently topics of mainstream interest. There have been a plethora of beliefs over the years as to what constitutes healthy eating; counting calories, avoiding carbs, only eating protein, the list goes on and on. Now studies are showing, something rather obvious, that truly eating healthy evolves eating fresh produce. Foods from the earth are the secret to living a truly and completely healthy lifestyle. For years we lived under a major misconception, that counting calories was the way to find physical health. Now we are learning that...

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