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Sneak Peek Markets — Opening Day and Hoop-la! Event

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Believe it or not, NW Arkansas has local food available right now, even though this has been an especially tough winter for local produce farmers. Those with greenhouses or with unheated hoop houses have some produce available before the traditional market season starts, including salad and cooking greens, kale, spinach and more. Varieties of apples…

No Gay, Jose

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By Rachel Birdsell Illustrious Governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, came to her senses last month and vetoed the bill that would essentially allow business owners to discriminate against gay people if it went against their religious beliefs. I’m not sure that it’s entirely accurate to say that Jan came to her senses, because I’m not…

Commissioned Work From Local Artists

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By Terrah Baker NWA has many talented artists. Because of this, each week holds multiple exhibitions, galleries and opening receptions where art lovers can catch a glimpse, and even buy a pre-made piece, of original art from local artists. But several Fayetteville Underground members help remind us that art can be made to fit our…

Record-High Poll Numbers Confirm America is Ready

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A new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows a record-high 59 percent of Americans support marriage for same-sex couples, with only 34 percent opposed. The deep support reaches into every region of the country, including the South, Midwest, and West, and extends across party lines: 40 percent of Republicans back the freedom for all couples to…

Celebrate Rhyme and Verse with Poetry Month Fayetteville

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Fayetteville will be officially celebrating National Poetry Month for the first time this April with poetry events for all ages, thanks to a joint effort from the Fayetteville Public Library, KUAF, and local poet Houston Hughes. Over 15 poetry-related activities such as performances, film screenings, and writing workshops are planned over the course of just…

Fayetteville Community Radio — A Venue for Voices and Volunteers

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So what would inspire a diverse group of people to join each other in the very ambitious goal of establishing a Community Radio Station? What is it about the prospect of a local, non-commercial radio station that attracts a large group of volunteers, from across a wide range of interests, who are willing to invest…

Spring Salads

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By Amanda Bancroft Eating local foods in the springtime, as with any season, depends not only on what can be grown in our local region but also on the weather and ingredients we have access to, whether they’re from a grocery store, farmer’s market, or our own personal greenhouse, hoop house, or walipini (underground greenhouse)….