McElroy House Archive

Meeting the Chickens, an update on the McElroy House Garden Book Project

The Seed and the Story is a weekly column exploring folklife, oral history, and community in central Arkansas, particularly the Yell County area where the column originates. The column is published in the Post Dispatch and is syndicated in the Courier and here on the blog.  In past columns I’ve discussed the work at the McElroy House: Organization for
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McElroy House: Organization for Folklife, Oral History, and Community Action Fall Internship

The McElroy House Organization for Folklife, Oral History and Community Action is offering a fall internship for students at Arkansas Tech University.  The independent study will focus on documenting and partnerning with both gardens and farmer’s markets in the area. To learn more visit the McElroy House’s full description online here.  To download and share
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The Seed and the Story Column: Garden Stories Book and McElroy House.

The Seed and the Story is a weekly column exploring folklife, sustainability, oral history, human rights,and community in Yell County, Arkansas.   The column is published in the Post Dispatch and is syndicated in the Courier.  Please remember to support your local paper and independent media!  The Seed and the Story column is just of many features you can
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The Seed and the Story for January 11, 2012: Chickalah Academy

The Seed and the Story is a bi-weekly column exploring folklife, sustainability, oral history, human rights,and community in Yell County, Arkansas.   The column is published in the Post Dispatch and is syndicated in the Courier.  Please remember to support your local paper and independent media! You can follow the Boiled Down Juice on Facebook and Twitter.
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The Seed and the Story for November 30, 2011: Dardanelle Mural and Upcoming Christmas River Walk

The Seed and the Story is published every other week in the Post Dispatch and syndicated in the Courier.   Thanks so much for reading and don’t forget to support your local paper! Just a bit of information for the web readers: This column was written for readers of the Yell County and River Valley area papers,
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McElroy House News: Presentation October 17th in Dardanelle

Just wanted to let folks know that if you live in the Yell/Pope County areas, I’ll be preseting about the McElroy House and our current and future work at the October meeting of the Dardanelle Historical Society.  Please come!   We’ll be talking about the garden book and would you to have you be involved!
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Art Walk, Chicken Fry, a McElroy House booth in Dardanelle, Arkansas

This coming Saturday in downtown Dardanelle, Arkansas two coinciding  events will be taking place:  The 63rd Annual Chicken Fry down by the river and the River Walk on Front Street up the hill from the river.  Both events are free and open to everyone. If you unfamiliar with the Chicken Fry here’s an informative article
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McElroy House Booth at the Art Walk and Chicken Fry!

Just wanted to let everyone know that the McElroy House: Organization for Folklife, Oral History, and Community Action will have a booth at the River Valley Art Walk this coming Saturday. The event will coincide with the annual Chicken Fry. More details to come. Please plan on coming by and saying hello! And don’t forget to visit the
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McElroy House Update: EAST Lab at Dardanelle High School

    Beginning this month the McElroy House: Organziation for Folklife, Oral History, and Community Action will be partnerning with the EAST Lab classes at Dardanelle High School on oral history and community research. Click here to check out the McElroy House webpage for information!   
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Great News, Technical difficulties, Center’s First Donation, and Crazy Days.

As you can see, something is wrong with the graphics on the site. Not sure what happened, but I hope to have them up and running again soon. I also plan on giving the updated information on the McElroy House very soon, which I am happy to say was unanimously approved by the City Planning
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