Letter From The Editor – What Do You Love?

:: Brigette Williams ::   [dropcap]A[/dropcap] t around age four or five, little ones begin exchanging Valentine’s Day cards with classmates. Along with this innocent rite of passage comes the implied expectation to make a public declaration of love to…someone. As adults, we see family, friends and co-workers await delivery of flowers, balloons and artfully…

Backyard Berry Growing

By P. Allen Smith   [dropcap]T[/dropcap] o my delight, growing your own food has become increasingly popular in recent years. More and more backyard gardens are springing to life as the trend grows, and my research shows berry plants are one of the top selections.     Fortunately, berries are easy to grow and don’t…

Small City, Big Ambitions

By Shelby Styron :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   Move over high-rise lofts and entertainment spots. Entrepreneurs are ready to drive new energy into the redevelopment of the downtown area. Can such innovation make Little Rock the new Austin?     [dropcap]T[/dropcap] wenty years ago, the River Market was a bunch of vacant warehouses. That’s…

Floral Fantasies

By Maura Montez :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   [dropcap]E[/dropcap] dible flowers are a wonderful way to add flavor and beauty to almost any dish. Make certain flowers are grown organically and pesticide-free. Not all flowers are edible, so be sure to accurately identify the flower and its edible parts before adding to dishes. Use…