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Eddy and I like to support local establishments, so we buy all of our flour from War Eagle Mill in Rogers, Arkansas. War Eagle Mill sells organic stoneground flour that it grinds using hydro power. Many of its products come in cloth sacks. Eddy and I try to reuse and recycle as much as possible. When we began buying flour from War Eagle Mill, we didn’t know how to reuse or recycle cloth. I’m absolutely terrible at sewing and crafting, so I can’t re-purpose them. (I hope to change that in the future by learning how to sew.) We tried … Continue reading
I borrowed Jennifer Cockrall-King’s Food and the City from the Central Arkansas Library System. Eddy and I think that the practice of buying books is obsolete unless you plan to use them over and over again. In recent years, we have only bought cookbooks and books that help us go green. Our bookshelf has a cheesemaking book next to a soapmaking book and a beer brewing book next to a tree identification book. (We forage, so we need to know our trees.) When people look at our bookshelf, they must think we’re a bit different! Fortunately, we live very close … Continue reading
Join the Central Arkansas Library System for Lunch & Learn: Little Rock Recycles, Friday, August 3 at 12 p.m. at the Cox Creative Center (120 River Market Avenue) in downtown Little Rock. Learn about Little Rock’s new “single stream” recycling program from Melinda Glasgow, Recycling Program Coordinator for the City of Little Rock. Bring your lunch. Drinks and dessert provided. Call (501) 918-3093 for more information.
For great bargains on used plants, visit Plant Services (5514 Crystal Hill Road) in North Little Rock, tomorrow between 9 a.m. to noon. I have bought several gently used plants for amazing prices. Can’t make it this Saturday? Don’t worry. Plant Services has a used plant sale every second Saturday of the month.
It’s that time of the year again! Friends of Central Arkansas Libraries (FOCAL) will host a used book sale, Friday-Sunday, July 13-15 in the Main Library basement (100 Rock Street) in downtown Little Rock. Hardback books are $1, and paperbacks go for 50 cents. Fifty percent off for “gently read” books at River Market Books & Gifts for FOCAL members. Hours are: Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday: 1-5 p.m. FOCAL members may enter at 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Funds generated by the book sales support FOCAL programs like Summer Reading Club, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF – distributing free … Continue reading