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The University of the Ozarks' Food for Thought Garden is located in Clarksville Arkansas, on the University of the Ozarks campus. The garden, initiated in the Spring of 2015, serves as an extension of the Environmental Studies program and offers hands-on learning experiences in Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture. Integral to the definition of sustainability, the garden works to be ecologically sound, promote social well-being, and remain economically viable.

Produce grown in our garden is split between the student volunteers, members of our community facing food security challenges, and sold both on campus and at the local farmer's market. Food shared with our community is either given to the Interfaith Food Bank or distributed by Clarksville Schools as part of their weekend backpack food program. In our first year and a half, we grew a variety of produce including tomatoes, potatoes, beans, peas, greens and squash.

Future plans include installing a drip irrigation system and cultivating additional vegetable and soft fruit beds.

In addition, the creation of a neighborhood garden will take place in Cline Park to provide local residents with access to spaces for the cultivation of fresh produce and positive community interactions.

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