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VIDEO: Farm-to-School with the Farm Family of the Year

October is National Farm-to-School Month! Luke and Deedee Alston of Polk County are part of the "farm-to-school" movement in Arkansas. The Alstons – the 2017 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year – provide fresh vegetables and produce from their Holly Springs Homestead to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Community College in Mena.
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UPDATED: Video and podcast with the 2017 Farm Family of the Year

Luke and Deedee Alston of Polk County, owners of Holly Springs Homestead near Mena, were named the 2017 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year. After receiving the award, they took time to share what the honor means to them and how they will use this platform to educate visitors to the homestead about why agriculture is so important to Arkansas.
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Alston Family named Arkansas Farm Family of the Year

Luke and Deedee Alston of Mena (Polk County) are the 2017 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year. The honor was announced today at the annual luncheon honoring the county and district Farm Families of the Year. The Alstons have two sons, Ryan and Drey.
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PODCAST: 2016 Farm Family of the Year Interview

Mark and Shay Morgan of Clarksville (pictured with daughter, Kate) were named the 2016 Farm Family of the Year at the annual luncheon in North Little Rock. They have a diverse farming operation which includes beef cattle and hay production. ...
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Morgan Family named Arkansas Farm Family of the Year

Mark and Shay Morgan of Clarksville (Johnson County) are the 2016 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year, announced today at the annual luncheon honoring the county and district Farm Families of the Year. The Morgans have a two-year-old daughter Kate.
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