Bright Future

New culinary institute comes to Bentonville

Like many of the innovative restaurants and shops in Bentonville, the Brightwater Culinary School has given new life to a mundane building—in this case, an old Tyson Foods plant on Eighth Street. The school, a division of the Northwest Arkansas Community College, has transformed what once was a study in gray cinderblocks and chipped paint into a gleaming new spin on cutting-edge culinary education. Read more

A New Lease On Life For Meadowcreek

Located in a secluded valley in north-central Arkansas, the Meadowcreek Project has hosted farms and retreats... Read more


Local Food Access

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, a community organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs make...Read more

Urban Farming Co-op

The small cottage in Little Rock’s South Main neighborhood is stenciled with fanciful motifs...Read more