Posts Tagged "Activities For Children"

5 Great Berry Farms in Arkansas

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | Comments Off on 5 Great Berry Farms in Arkansas

5 Great Berry Farms in Arkansas

U-Pick farms are growing in popularity. It is now popular in America, as it should be, to want to know where exactly your food comes from. When it comes to fruits and vegetables unless you grow your own, a u-pick farm is really the only way to know where your food comes from. A u-pick farm is a farm where you shop for fresh produce, so fresh, in fact, that you pick it yourself. Some great u-pick farms in Arkansas include; Caney Creek Berry Farm in the central area, Wildacre Ranch in the southwestern area, Hardin Farms in the southeastern area, Maw Maw’s Blueberries in the northwestern area,...

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Agri-tourism Is Rural America’s New Cash Crop

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | Comments Off on Agri-tourism Is Rural America’s New Cash Crop

Agri-tourism Is Rural America’s New Cash Crop

When someone says agri-tourism, often the first thing that comes to mind are hay bail rides, corn mazes, and fresh produce. Those, of course, are fun agri-tourism activities but they are not the only activity encompassed by the growing phenomena of agri-toursim. Agri-tourism is now something far more than just hay bail rides but a full-fledged movement started to promote the agricultural industry and supplement the income of farmers across the country. The tourism industry in the United States is growing rapidly. Due to the changing economy in America, the areas of tourism are changing...

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Pumpkin Patches in Arkansas by Region

Posted by on Aug 10, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | Comments Off on Pumpkin Patches in Arkansas by Region

Pumpkin Patches in Arkansas by Region

As we are approaching the latter part of summer many are taking a deep breath that the Fall Season is right around the corner. Fall brings a lot of fun things with it including cooler weather, beautiful scenery, and pumpkin patches. Yes, pumpkin patches in Arkansas are just as much of a fall activity as they are anywhere else in the nation. If you have small children, or have had within the last decade or so then you have most likely frequented your local patch multiple times over the years. It is hard to deny that these outings result in some great photos and just some overall family...

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Living History Farming Is The “New Old”

Posted by on Aug 3, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | Comments Off on Living History Farming Is The “New Old”

Living History Farming Is The “New Old”

Learning about the historical events in our past is a journey most of us begin when we first start to school. The life lived by those who came before us has always been intriguing. Educating ourselves on our ancestry is a great way to not only help us learn about our past but to possibly be able to better handle situations that may be in our future. However, for most school children their experience in learning about history has been confined to the pages of a text book. Living History organizations strive to change that as they open up the realm of adventure and interaction into a history...

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Indoor Childrens Activities Teach About Agriculture

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | Comments Off on Indoor Childrens Activities Teach About Agriculture

Indoor Childrens Activities Teach About Agriculture

This summer has been undeniably hot for a lot of people throughout the nation.  However, the kids are out of school, and most likely the summer heat has not zapped the energy and excitement that is naturally present in the summer. It might persuade them not to go outside much though.  This means that parents may have no choice but to come up with something fun and entertaining to do indoors.  Need some ideas?  In fact, wouldn’t it be nice if the kids could actually do something a little educational while they are being entertained indoors. In the hot summer weather, we cannot miss...

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