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Celebrating the Strength of Arkansas

On Limits and Localism

By Arkansas Stories

Buying milk form neighbors up the road. Enjoying freshly bread baked by a friend. Raising heritage livestock amid pristine Ozark views. For Lindi Phillips, these choices reinforce the social fabric of rural America, right here in Arkansas.

“Health before all else.” Being willing to do the hard thing for her family’s wellbeing but also the health of the region shows Arkansans how our choices matter to the land, to the air, to our communities, and more.

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