Author archives: Chris Hiryak

Spring Planting

Chris Hiryak provides gardening tips for the spring growing season.   spring just around the corner, gardeners and farmers across Arkansas are anxious and excited to begin preparations for the fast-approaching growing season. Before we know it, the Arctic winds will relinquish their grip on nighttime temperatures and it will be time for the first s[...]

The Importance of Food and Community

Food is essential to building healthy, vibrant and connected communities.   consumers about sustainable food production is key to conserving precious natural resources and protecting our environment. Chefs, farmers and ranchers in Arkansas are bringing people together in interesting and unique ways to reintroduce them to their food system. In th[...]