Cyborg Farmer Blog

Local food tips for pet wellness

Benjamin HarrisonJuly 26, 2021

Our pet food is sourced from Bradford Valley Farms in Damascus, Arkansas, where the Bradfords move their chickens daily to ensure their birds get plenty of fresh grass and insects. That way all the necessary nutrients are available with absolutely no funny stuff.

Local food & the next pandemic

Benjamin HarrisonMay 16, 20216 comments

TAKE $15 OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER OF $50 OR MORE WITH CODE FARE_WELL Local food & the next pandemic Posted by Jack Rollins, 04-18-20 “May you live in interesting times.”—ancient Chinese curse In the last fifty years, disease outbreaks like COVID, Ebola, and Swine Flu have occurred at an increasing...

What it really means to know your farmer

Benjamin HarrisonMay 11, 2021

What does the average person understand about where their food comes from? And when they begin to realize how important that information is, can they trust farmers, agribusiness, and regulatory authorities to relay the truth? 

Roughing Alaska, Homesteading Arkansas

Benjamin HarrisonJanuary 03, 20218 comments

In the Alaskan wilderness, the Bradfords were virtually alone. “It was awesome,” says Kinsey Bradford. “We went for a year, and had we not had kids, I think we’d still be out there.”

The Witch of West Little Rock

Benjamin HarrisonOctober 20, 2020

Kayce Johnson began crafting her own skin care products at the age of fifteen. She has rather sensitive skin and, like many teenagers, it was freaking out. “My mother was a very good mother and did what everyone did, which was put their child on Proactive and try all of these harsh chemicals.”

Mover, Shaker, Driver, Maker: Authentic African Food Truck & Hot Sauces Coming to Little Rock

Benjamin HarrisonOctober 07, 2020

Madere is the latest addition to the FareMarket team. He has already started delivering local grocery orders for FareMarket throughout the Little Rock area, and I’d like to formally introduce him to you. We’ve bumped into each other here and there, at cooperative organizing meetings and farmers markets, but our friendship really began with COVID.

A Man Called Farm Girl

Benjamin HarrisonSeptember 20, 2020

Travis Short of Farm Girl Meats raises, arguably, the best meats in Central Arkansas and two daughters. He grew up around livestock and first ventured to Arkansas from his native state of Ohio in 1995 to volunteer at Heifer Ranch and stayed almost four years.

Know Your Farmer, Know Your... Salsa?

Benjamin HarrisonSeptember 13, 2020

HOME & KITCHEN BATH & BODY WEEKLY SALES NEW ATFAREMARKET MEAT PRODUCE DRY & PACKAGED FOOD EGGS & DAIRY GRAINS, PASTA & BREAD HONEY & SWEETENERS CEREALS & GRANOLA NUT BUTTERS & FRUIT SPREADS SOUPS, MEALS & SIDE DISHES SPICES, SEASONING & SALT BEVERAGES CONDIMENTS & SAUCES BAKING GHEE, OILS...