Sharing the bounty -The Arkansas Gleaning Project helps fight hunger

How do you feel about leftovers in your kitchen? Guilty when you have to throw them away? Resourceful when you are able to make them into more meals? Those sentiments and an eagerness to help feed Arkansas families are at the heart of an extraordinary program quietly spreading through the state since 2008. Let’s say


Plants with a payback – Grow your own veggies and save money at the market

If you’re going to take a shot at growing your own dinner this year, a good place to start is by picking the crops that offer the best return on your investment. Experienced gardeners quickly learn that some types of homegrown vegetables work out better than others. Choices such as onions and peppers, for example,


You could be a winner – Apply for the 2016 Energy Efficiency Makeover

What began as an inspiring idea continues to evolve this month as we launch another Energy Efficiency Makeover (EEMO) contest. This year marks our ninth consecutive EEMO program in which we transform uncomfortable homes with higher-than-normal electric bills into energy-efficient showcases. The application process for EEMO 2016 begins May 1. However, many behind-the-scenes preparations began