Our Projects

Columbus Holiday Market November 17

The Columbus Farmers Market will host a Holiday Market at the home of Ivan and Betty Lou Crossland on Saturday, November 17, from 10:00 to 4:00. This is your source for all of your holiday party and dining needs, from locally raised meats, eggs, and honey, to...

Columbus Ballot Proposal November 6

CONSIDERING A COMMUNITY PROPOSAL Fourth in a series of articles offering information about the city ballot issue for November 6 Location, location, location! You’ve heard it before and when considering where to place city amenities, location is a primary...

Columbus Ballot Proposal November 6

CONSIDERING A COMMUNITY PROPOSAL Third in a series of articles offering information about the city ballot issue for November 6 The physical and mental health of town residents has far-reaching implications, impacting the vibrancy of communities and, ultimately, a...

Junior High Community Service

A Community Service student group is being formed at Central Junior High, to help with community projects and events. Adult mentors will meet with the students to form ideas for service work to be completed and make plans for how to accomplish group goals. So far,...

Columbus Ballot Proposal November 6

CONSIDERING A COMMUNITY PROPOSAL Second in a series of articles offering information about the city ballot issue for November 6 Place Attachment.  Defined, it is the feeling you have for the place in which you grew up.  It inspires feelings of warmth and belonging,...

Community Food

For any community to remain healthy and thriving, its residents must have access to healthy eating options. This can be challenging in small towns, even those that have an agriculturally rich heritage. In Columbus, we have chosen to address healthy eating issues,...

Community Blessing Boxes

Applying the Little Free Library® concept to activate community engagement of food insecurity, the Little Free Pantry is a grassroots, crowdsourced solution to immediate and local need. Whether a need for food or personal care items, or a need to give, the Little Free...

The Long Ago String Band October 18

The Long Ago Stringband from Mt. View, Arkansas, will perform at the next Farmers Market Event. The band includes former residents Lloyd and Joyce Woods. Instruments featured are mountain and hammered dulcimers, autoharp, guitar, mandolin, harmonica, accordion, and...