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Growing quality food for your table

Light House Produce Farm

Light House Produce Farm

Farmer: Mary and Rickey Bone

Food Produced: Broccoli, cabbage, purple hull peas, eggplant, and tomatoes

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After 40 years of wanting to take on a life in agriculture, Mary and Rickey Bone are now bringing their dreams to fruition on a farm in Fargo, Arkansas. Mary was raised by her grandfather who lived off the land. She and her family work as a team to build viable farm. Though in their beginning phase, the Bones are a passionate bunch excited to be supplying a CSA that builds a healthy community.
Dettelbach Farms Inc.

Dettelbach Farms Inc.

Farmer: Jeff, Steve, and Ashley Dettelbach, and five youngsters

Food Produced: Various vegetables, Grass-fed meat

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The Dettelbachs are honing their green thumbs, producing tasty vegetables, potatoes and melons on their Wynne farm.

Kellogg Valley Farms

Kellogg Valley Farms

Farmer: Eddie Stuckey and daughter-in-law Stormy

Food Produced: Beans, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, greens, peppers, and tomatoes

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Located just a 20 minute drive from Little Rock, this farm is as local as they come! You can find Eddie working his fields in Jacksonville, AR. Eddie came into farming by chance back in 2009, but after enjoying growing vegetables, he quickly developed a passion for sustainable agriculture and the local food movement. On the farm, Eddie enjoys teaching his 4 year old granddaughter, Emma, about the joys of cultivating tasty veggies.
5 Acre Farms

5 Acre Farms

Farmer: Brandon and Kat Gordon with help from occasional community helpers

Food Produced: Onions, peppers, tomatoes, turnips, and more

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Based out of the beautiful Pleasant Plains, AR, Brandon is a horticulture guru who enjoys living off of the land. Brandon is one of our team's technical assistants and provides training on sustainable production practices to new farmers. Strengthening bonds between farmers is one of his favorite aspects of working with the CSA. When he's not busy on the farm, you'll find Brandon busy being a dad of two adorable twin boys.
Heifer Ranch

Heifer Ranch

Farmer: Ryan Neal and garden volunteers

Food Produced: Strawberries, arugula, carrots, and more

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The Heifer Ranch Learning Center provides food for our CSA and training for many of our Arkansas farmers.

Green Acres Farm

Green Acres Farm

Farmer: Tom Green, Kami Marsh, and several occasional high school helpers

Food Produced: Okra, onions, purple hull peas, potatoes

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With 30 years of growing experience, Tom is a jack-of-all-traits to agriculture. On his certified organic farm, you'll find produce, chickens, bees, pigs, catfish, orchards, a compost station, and much more. Located in Atkins, AR, Green Acres Farm is nestled in several acres of pine trees. Tom loves working with the land and participating in Arkansas's local economy.
Laughing Stock Farm

Laughing Stock Farm

Farmer: Josh Hardin, business partner Jerry, and occasional farm helpers

Food Produced: Beets and eggplant

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With a background in farming that goes several generations back, Josh is continuing his family tradition in agriculture. His farm is USDA certified organic and is located in Sheridan, AR. Even with a lifetime of experience, Josh values humility and continues to learn a new skill everyday when he's out in his fields. In being a part of the local food system, Josh enjoys the personal connections that come in supplying his community with delicious produce.
Joe's Local Farm Fresh Produce

Joe's Local Farm Fresh Produce

Farmer: Joe Carr and Family

Food Produced: Cabbage, kale, okra, summer squash, peppers, and onions

After raising cattle in his early years in farming, Joe developed an interest in gardening and went on to later co-found the Fort Smith Farmers' Market. Operating out of Booneville, Joe and his wife, Vilma, and two sons, Cordell and Jordan are living proof that it takes a supportive family to be successful in small-scale agriculture. The Carrs are actively pursuing transitioning to organic with the help of the CSA technical assistants.
Rattle's Garden

Rattle's Garden

Farmer: Tara Stainton

Food Produced: Assorted vegetables and fresh cut flowers

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At her farm outside of Vilonia, AR, Tara and her family grow an assortment of certified organic vegetables and flowers. Tara is as passionate as they come and loves growing healthy, high quality produce to share with her community. She thinks everyone should know where their food comes from and how it was grown. Her passion is evident in everything she grows, from delicious vegetables and beautiful flowers to her two adorable boys!
Cha Xiong

Cha Xiong

Farmer: Cha Xiong

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Tong Her

Tong Her

Farmer: Tong Her

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Whitton Farms

Whitton Farms

Farmer: Jill and Keith Forrester

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Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative

Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative

Farmer: A combination of livestock farmers from across Arkansas

Food Produced: non-GMO meats

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Made up of a 12 diverse, small-scale farmers, Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative works to mentor and train beginning farmers interested in the protein side of things. They are true stewards of the land, committing to raising non-GMO, pasture raised animals.

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Our Produce

The healthy, tasty food you’ll find in your CSA box

Leaf Lettuce

Leaf Lettuce

Season: Spring
Grown by: Dettlebach Farm and others
Good Source of: Vitamins A & C, Potassium

Broccoli

Broccoli

Season: Spring
Grown by: Heifer Ranch and others
Good Source of: Phytonutrients, Fiber

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Season: Spring
Grown by: Heifer Ranch and others
Good Source of: Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Beets

Beets

Season: Spring
Grown by: Dettlebach Farms, Heifer Ranch, and others
Good Source of: Beta Carotene, Potassium, Magnesium, Folic Acid

Cabbage

Cabbage

Season: Early spring
Grown by: Ariel Farms, St. Joseph’s Farm, REDO, Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Vitamin E

Onions

Onions

Season: Spring
Grown by: Dettlebach Farms
Good Source of: Phytonutrients

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

Season: Spring
Grown by: Ariel Farms
Good Source of: Betalains, Antioxidants

Kale

Kale

Season: Spring
Grown by: Ariel Farms, St. Joseph’s Farm, Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Calcium, Iron, Lutein, Manganese, Vitamin K

Radishes

Radishes

Season: Spring
Grown by: Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Vitamin C

Carrots

Carrots

Season: Spring
Grown by: Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Vitamin A, Beta-Carotene

Basil

Basil

Season: Summer
Grown by: Ariel Farms
Good Source of: Vitamins A, C and K

Cantaloupes

Cantaloupes

Season: Summer
Grown by: Dettlebach Farms, St. Joseph’s Farm, REDO, Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Vitamins A and C, Beta-Carotene and Potassium

Eggplant

Eggplant

Season: Summer
Grown by: St. Joseph’s Farm, REDO
Good Source of: Vitamins B and C, Potassium and Fiber

Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes

Season: Summer
Grown by: Ariel Farms, Lawrence Farm, New Castle Farms, St. Joseph’s Farm, Ryland Family Inc., REDO, Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Potassium, Lycopene

Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomatoes

Season: Summer
Grown by: Ariel Farms, Lawrence Farm, New Castle Farms, St. Joseph’s Farm, Ryland Family Inc., REDO, Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Potassium, Lycopene

Red Slicer Tomatoes

Red Slicer Tomatoes

Season: Summer
Grown by: Ariel Farms, Lawrence Farm, New Castle Farms, St. Joseph’s Farm, Ryland Family Inc., REDO, Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Vitamins A and B6, Niacin and Folate

Potatoes

Potatoes

Season: Summer
Grown by: Dettlebach Farms, Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Vitamin B6, Fiber and Potassium

Okra

Okra

Season: Summer
Grown by: Dettlebach Farms, St. Joseph’s Farm, Ryland Family Inc.
Good Source of: Vitamins A, C and K, Potassium, Fiber and Magnesium

Summer Squash

Summer Squash

Season: Summer
Grown by: St. Joseph’s Farm
Good Source of: Iron, Folate

Purple Hull Peas

Purple Hull Peas

Season: Summer
Grown by: Ryland Family Inc., REDO
Good Source of: Carbohydrates, Folate and Fiber

Green Beans

Green Beans

Season: Summer
Grown by: Dettlebach Farms, Lawrence Farm, St. Joseph’s Farm, REDO, Hess Family
Good Source of: Iron, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamins A, C and K

Bell Peppers

Bell Peppers

Season: Summer
Grown by: Dettlebach Farms, St. Joseph’s Farm, Ryland Family Inc., REDO
Good Source of: Vitamins B6, C, E, Phosphorous and Magnesium

Cucumbers

Cucumbers

Season: Summer
Grown by: Ariel Farms, Dettlebach Farms
Good Source of: Vitamin C, Phytonutrients

Watermelon

Watermelon

Season: Summer
Grown by: Dettlebach Farms, St. Joseph’s Farm, Ryland Family Inc., REDO, Heifer Ranch
Good Source of: Potassium

Parsley

Parsley

Season: Summer
Grown by: Ariel Farms
Good Source of: Beta-carotene

Pasture Raised, non-GMO Poultry

Pasture Raised, non-GMO Poultry

Season: Spring and Summer
Grown by: Arkansas Sustainable Livestock Cooperative
Good Source of: Protein, phosporous, selenium, niacin, and Vitamins A and B6

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Our CSA Shares

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2015 Fall Produce Share

$150 for 6 week season

Deliveries: Weekly

Celebrate the fall harvest with our 6-week fall produce share! You will receive 6-10 pounds of fresh produce per week from our team of small-scale, sustainable farmers around the state. We aim to include an average of 7 items in each share to provide plenty of variety, but some weeks may vary. We suggest one share for a family of 2-3 people.

2015 Spring and Summer Fresh Produce Share

$450 for 18 week season

Deliveries: Weekly

Experience the delicious flavors of Arkansas fruits and vegetables during our 18 week season. You will receive 6-10 pounds of fresh produce per week. We aim to include an average of 7 items in each share to provide plenty of variety, but some weeks may vary. We suggest one share for a family of 2-3 people.

Pasture Raised Whole Chicken

$15 for Weekly as ordered in Spring and Summer season

Deliveries: Weekly

Each package includes a full chicken of approximately 3.5-4 pounds in weight. All birds are raised with access to green grass and sunlight and are supplemented with a GMO-free, hormone- and antibiotic-free ration . All packages are delivered frozen.

Pasture-Raised Chicken Breast

$12.50 for Weekly as ordered in Spring and Summer season

Deliveries: Weekly

Each package includes 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast. Approximate weight per package is 1-2 pounds. All birds are raised with access to green grass and sunlight and are supplemented with a GMO-free, hormone- and antibiotic-free ration . All packages are delivered frozen.

Pasture-Raised Chicken Thighs

$8.00 for Weekly as ordered in Spring and Summer season

Deliveries: Weekly

Each package includes 4 chicken thighs. Approximate weight per package is 1-2 pounds. All birds are raised with access to green grass and sunlight and are supplemented with a GMO-free, hormone- and antibiotic-free ration. All packages are delivered frozen.

Pasture-Raised Chicken Tenders

$18 for Weekly as ordered in Fall season

Deliveries: Weekly

Each package includes 8 boneless, skinless chicken tenders. Approximate weight per package is 1-2 pounds. All birds are raised with access to green grass and sunlight and are supplemented with a GMO-free, hormone- and antibiotic-free ration . All packages are delivered frozen.

Pasture-Raised Chicken Drumsticks

$7.25 for Weekly as ordered in Spring and Summer season

Deliveries: Weekly

Each package includes 5 chicken drumsticks. Approximate weight per package is 1-2 pounds. All packages are delivered frozen. All birds are raised with access to green grass and sunlight and are supplemented with a GMO-free, hormone- and antibiotic-free ration . All packages are delivered frozen.

Pasture-Raised Chicken Wings

$6.25 for Weekly as ordered in Spring and Summer season

Deliveries: Weekly

Each package includes 6 chicken wings. Approximate weight per package is 1-2 pounds. All birds are raised with access to green grass and sunlight and are supplemented with a GMO-free, hormone- and antibiotic-free ration . All packages are delivered frozen.

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What People Are Saying

We use locally sourced food to employ and empower Little Rock, AR communities

Why We Exist

Incubated by Heifer International's USA Country Programs. Our CSA trains farmers in sustainable agriculture, creates infrastructure, and designs innovative local food markets. We’re sparking a renaissance of local food and keeping our food dollars in Little Rock, AR economies, bettering the lives of farmers and consumers alike.

We pride ourselves on working with a diverse group of local producers. Although not all of those producers are certified organic, we are working towards having a unified standard of sustainable production that promotes healthy food, respect for the land and strong rural communities. As part of our commitment to that goal, we provide regular trainings and resources to assist farmers in transitioning to organic agriculture.


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