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Farmers Markets Sprout In Arkansas' Urban Areas

by Jan Cottingham 3/24/2014 12:00 am

Farmers markets have mushroomed in Arkansas in the last couple of decades. "The whole buying local concept was just starting to take off," says Zachary Taylor of the Arkansas Agriculture Department. "Now, it’s really grown by leaps and bounds."

Meet the Neighbors: Don Bacigalupi of Bentonville

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/11/2011 12:00 am

In 2009, native New Yorker Don Bacigalupi packed his bags and moved to Bentonville to help build, open and oversee Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art as its executive director. He’d only been to Arkansas once before, but he fondly recalled the magnificent beauty of The Natural State and didn’t hesitate a moment to make it his home.