Pumpkin Patches of the 21st Century

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Arkansas Frontier Blog | Comments Off on Pumpkin Patches of the 21st Century

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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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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