Bringing Back the Old Varieties

Richard Tanner finds his niche for heirloom tomatoes and peppers at Tanner Farm

On a Tuesday morning in mid-July, Richard Tanner and his family are in the truck headed to Little Rock from Rison, where their farm is located. They’ve got 300 families and several restaurants expecting deliveries. In the next ...Read more


Tomato Time

Preserving Arkansas’ favorite fruit

In the late 19th century, tomato production in the state of Arkansas expanded as canneries and tomato sheds sprang up across the state—... Read more

Locavore's Delight

If you’ve been to Ciao Baci lately, chances are at least part of what you ate or drank was grown right on the premises in the small (but vibrant) on-site garden chef Jeff Owen and his team have cultivated for the past two... Read more


Brave New Restaurant Comes Alive

Restaurant kitchens are almost always exciting and electric, with a bustle of chopping, cleaning and sautéing punctuated by the good-natured ribbing for which cooks are known. Read more