Autumn in Arkansas

Did you know that English speaking countries once referred to autumn as harvest? It wasn’t until the population shift from rural to urban areas that we adopted the French word automne. Whatever you call the season, this is a great time of year to be in Arkansas.
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Arkansas Wine Country

You might not think of Arkansas when you think of wine, but it’s actually one of the oldest and largest wine producers in the Southern region. So what better way to soak up the Natural State, than spending a few days exploring the area wineries?
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Food Builds Communities

You may have noticed that we serve a big helping of food related topics on this show. I do love a good meal especially if it’s made with homegrown or locally sourced ingredients. In this podcast of the P. Allen Smith Radio Show we’re focusing on the farm to restaurant relationship.

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Garden Buddies

There is nothing like fresh produce from your own garden. Lois Chaplin of Bonnie Plants joins me in the One Acre Vegetable Garden to discuss proper soil and growing techniques as well as a program designed to get third-graders involved in gardening.

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Growing Tomatoes

Love apples, wolf peaches, tomatoes! Whatever you call them one thing is for sure – Americans are obsessed with homegrown tomatoes. In this podcast of the P. Allen Smith Radio Show I speak with tomato grower extraordinaire Alan Leveritt about his best growing advice and the Arkansas Grown program that connects local farmers with consumers.

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Farm Raised Ice Cream

Do you love ice cream? How about a scoop of Muscadine Ginger or Dunbar Gardens Fresh Lavender? Those are the flavors we’re eating in Little Rock this summer. Loblolly Creamy is serving up ice cream inspired by Arkansas flavors and made with local ingredients.

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Eden of America

Despite being the smallest state in the union Rhode Island packs a big punch in architectural design, beautiful landscapes, with a rich horticultural history. While I was at the Newport Flower Show was I caught up with some of the Preservation Society of Newport County members who are keeping this “Eden of America” alive and well. Listen to our conversation in this podcast of the P. Allen Smith Radio Show.
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Fresh Eggs Daily

We’re talking chickens today with one of my favorite poultry enthusiasts Lisa Steele who has a website called Fresh Eggs Daily. As a fifth generation chicken keeper she has a lot of helpful information about raising birds. I really appreciate her efforts to teach both newcomers and established flock owners how to use traditional, natural methods to care for their chickens.

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Arkansas 529

During this podcast of the P. Allen Smith Radio Show we’re going to empower you with information that will help save money for a college education.

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