Featured Farmer Recipe: Muscadine Cake

        by Gregg Patterson, Arkansas Farm Bureau A friend once told me “pie may be the All-American dessert, but cake is pure lust.” Taste Charlotte Wilchman’s Muscadine Cake, and you’ll certainly be caught up in “an overwhelming desire or craving” to experience it again… and again… and again. It’s that good. Charlotte […]

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2016 East Central District Farm Family of the Year – Chris & Nesha Smith

In this day and time, you don’t see many first generation farmers as it’s a hard business to get into, but Chris and Nesha Smith have defeated the odds. They purchased their farm in 2004 and have worked diligently to build their cattle herd and instill in their 10-year-old daughter their same passion for agriculture. […]

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Fall Farm to Table Recipes

It may not feel like fall just yet, but it’s time for our fall issue of Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Front Porch magazine (which you can see here). This fall’s issue focuses the bountiful harvest of Arkansas farmers that helps fill our holiday tables or football tailgate plates at this time of year. Whether it’s turkey, […]

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Throwback Thursday {Cool Summer Salads}

With summer vacation in full swing, weekends at the lake and late nights at the ball field, these recipes for a ‘cool’ summer salads will help to keep the heat away. Arkansas Rice, Corn and Black Bean Salad   Secret Fruit Salad   Easy Pasta Salad Gluten-Free Summer Veggie Pasta Salad   Fresh Cucumber and […]

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Throwback Thursday {National Egg Month}

Did you know that in 2015, Arkansas farms produced over 3 billion eggs? That’s a lot of eggs! To celebrate National Egg Month, we’re highlighting some amazing egg recipes.  Pepper Jack Sausage and Cream Cheese Breakfast Casserole   Fresh Sorrel and Mushroom Omelets   Spring Frittata   Spinach and Scrambled Eggs

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Throwback Thursday {National Salsa Month/Cinco de Mayo}

Happy Cinco de Mayo! What better way to celebrate with our neighbors south of the border than with some fresh salsa made from ingredients from farms right here in Arkansas. It’s also a great way to celebrate National Salsa Month! Two-Bean Tacos with Dry Salsa   Fresh Peach and Tomato Salsa   Grilled Southwest Steaks […]

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Throwback Thursday {Southern Comfort Food}

Arkansans, like all southerners, love our comfort food. Here are some recipes to bring a down-home taste of southern comfort food to your table. Southern Fried Steak and Gravy   Cheese Grits and a Fried Egg   Going Green with Southern Collards   Fried Potatoes

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Throwback Thursday {National Pecan Day}

Around Arkansas, we are just ‘nuts’ about pecans. So, in honor of National Pecan Day we are including some amazing recipes that showcase pecans. Honey Blueberry Pecan Rice Pudding   Candy With a Crust ~Pecan Pie   Pecans: A Southern Favorite {Kitchen Tip and Spicy Pecan Recipe}   Pecan, Cranberry and Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn […]

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Throwback Thursday {Chicken Recipes}

Did you know that poultry is the leading agricultural industry in Arkansas? To show our love for our farmers, we had included some of our finest chicken recipes. Slow-Cooker Spinach Chicken   Light Chicken Salad   King Ranch Chicken   Hummus Crusted Chicken

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Throwback Thursday {St. Patrick’s Day}

You don’t need luck to enjoy these tasty potato recipes! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and prepare your family a side that makes the day festive. Potato Gratin with Bacon and Broccoli   Sour Cream and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes   Garlic Chive Creamed Potatoes   Leftover Potato and Gravy Pancakes

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