- Travel and Places»
- Visiting North America»
- United States
Find Heifer Int'l, Little Rock, AR, Green and, Frugal Vacation
Heifer International Successful Brownfield ProjectClick thumbnail to view full-size
How Heifer Feeds the World
Heifer International Headquarters is located in Little Rock, Arkansas. If you don't know Heifer, but you are of a charitable heart, learn all you can. Heifer does fund raising like any Charity, but they do things quite different.
Have you ever heard that saying, "Give a man a fish, and he will eat for a day, teach a man to fish, and he will eat for a lifetime?" Heifer International operates along this same philosophy.
When Heifer solicits funds, it is in for agricultural purchases, which go to third-world countries, tribes in poverty, and other parts of the world, where entire villages are starving for lack of food.
Heifer's unique program makes gifts of chickens, ducks, goats, rabbits, heifers, and even the Noah's Ark Menagerie; which is a whole lot of critters. Not only do they provide the livestock and fowl, but they go along, and assist the communities they help, with growing their herds, and becoming a agri-business.
Heifer Ranch, is located in Perryville, Arkansas, about 45 minutes from Little Rock. You could do both the ranch and headquarters in one day, but for the full experience, take a couple of days, stay at the ranch overnight, and then hit the headquarters.
Contact Heifer and request their Catalog, or save postage and paper and view it on-line.
The Link is below. When you come to Arkansas, make sure you come to the Headquarters, and the Ranch. You will realize that goodness does exist in the world, and it is easy to be a part of it.
Heifer International Headquarters, Little Rock, AR
(501)906-4000, address for gps coordinates 34.74854,-92.27153. For the back entrance, is La Harpe Blvd. $5 River Market Parking 34.74785,-9226655
Guided Tours & Spend The Night At The Ranch
- Visiting Heifer Ranch | Heifer International | Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty
We'll be happy to help you plan a visit to Heifer Ranch. For questions abour coordinating a visit, contact ranch staff.
- Heifer International® | Official Site | Heifer.org
Give the gift of an animal to help a family in need. Help end poverty and world hunger with a charitable donation to Heifer International.
Zero Water - Zero Toxins facility
The Heifer Parking Lot design is most amazing. Everyone knows cars drip oil, and exhaust juice. They leak, and whine and make nasty little messes everyplace they go.
Part of the Brownfield Revitalization program for Heifer was, when they revitalized the Superfund property, where Heifer Headquarters now sits. Initially, they formed a committee, and did lots of homework and planning to make this facility as green as possible, and really cleaned up this area.
Heifer International Headquarters is called a ZeroWater facility. They recycle ALL their water. Around the property are wetland marshes, created to use and reuse all of the waste and water.
Oil and other toxins from autos cannot escape their encapsulated parking lot system. Whether or not you take the "tour" you can go see the Headquarters grounds, and certainly check out the innovative parking lot design!
45 Minutes from Little Rock - Heifer Ranch
- Heifer Ranch directions, Perryville, Arkansas
How to Get to Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas.
Heifer Ranch: Talk Heifer To Me
Hotels within Walking Distance of the River Market
- Downtown Little Rock, AR Hotels | Little Rock Marriott
Official site of The Peabody Little Rock. In the short time since its $44 million renovation in 2002, The Peabody has established itself as the bar to which stylish, upscale Arkansas lodging is measured. Enjoy generous southern hospitality and distin
- Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential - Hotel in Little Rock, AR
The Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential hotel in Little Rock, AR is located near downtown Little Rock and the Little Rock Zoo. Free airport shuttle. Book now!
- Little Rock Hotels - DoubleTree Little Rock
Of all the Little Rock Hotels, the DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown offers great service with the conveniences you deserve during your stay. Book now for great rates.
Would You Like To Teach The World To Grow?
About Heifer International
Heifer International, Making A Difference for 70 Years
The Big Dam Bridge
This beautiful pedestrian bridge spans the Arkansas River from Little Rock to North Little Rock walking and bike trails. This is a new bridge, completed in 2006. It is 4226 linear feet. The first cyclists crossed the bridge in September 2006 - they were Mayor Jim Daley (City of Little Rock) and Mayor Patrick Hays (City of North Little Rock). It is a place of weddings, 5 & 10K walks and the first 107 year old person took a Birthday Stroll, on September 30, 2007 - Ms. Ruth Lincoln
- Proposing to your Best Friend?
- Need to get Away?
- Want some romance?
- The economy kept you home bound?
Then come to Little Rock. There is so much to do in walking distance, friendly people, and at very affordable prices. Come see us now, ya hear?
Arkansas Queen Dinner Cruise - Easy on the Pocketbook
Specials Right now - Cruise, Dinner for Two - Dance, or just sightsee
Prices subject to change. For Information
call (501) 372-5777
A Few Other Spots To Check Out On Your VacationClick thumbnail to view full-size
See "Testament" of the Little Rock Nine, Little Rock, AR
Less than two miles from the Heifer International headquarters, is the Arkansas State Capitol, in front of the Capitol, are the statues of the Little Rock Nine, sculpted by John Deering. This is free, and unencumbered.
Tour the Diamond Bear Brewery
Less than a mile from the Downtown River Market, Diamond Bear Brewery offers Free Tours
Diamond Bear offers both public and private tours of their brewery. Tours are at 3:00 p.m. CST on Saturday & Sunday.
During the tour samples of their award winning beers are offered to visitors over the age of 21, and have root beer for those under 21 or who do not wish to partake.
Group tours can be scheduled by calling the brewery at (501)708-2739. Please arrive 15-20 minutes before the tour starts. They look forward to seeing you, and offer great customer service.
Arkansas Diamond Bear Brewery
- Diamond Bear
The Award Winning Brewery of Arkansas. Craft beer in Arkansas.
Walk and Bike the Arkansas River
Relax, enjoy a pedestrian business area, where after relaxing and resting all day, play all night long. Downtown Little Rock have many alternatives to driving. Have fun, hit every bar up and down Bill Clinton Avenue: there is the Famous Willie D's, Underground Pub, Sticky Fingerz Rock 'n Roll Chicken Shack, the Flying Fish, Bill Street Bar and Grill, the Flying Saucer.
If you cannot afford the Peabody, there are more moderate hotels within walking distance of the Green Corridor - Comfort Inn and Suites downtown Little Rock, and visible from I-30...Enjoy
The Arkansas Arts Center
- Home - The Arkansas Arts Center
The Arkansas Arts Center, the state's largest cultural institution, is a museum of art and an active center for the visual and performing arts. Its program departments include the Arkansas Museum of Art, the Decorative Arts Museum, the Museum School,
CAT River Rail System
The River Rail System - No Car Needed
Persons age 4 & under Free
Persons age 5 thru 11 $0.50 per boarding
Persons age 12 thru 64 $1.00 per boarding
Persons age 65 & above $0.50 per boarding
Persons with disabilities $0.50 per boarding
Day Pass $2.00 (unlimited rides for one calendar day)
3-Day Pass $5.00 (unlimited rides for 3 consecutive calendar days)
20-Ride Card $15.00
Exact fare please, drivers do not carry change.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8:30 a.m. - MidnightSunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Green: Begins at the River Market, travels to Commerce Street, to 2nd Street, to Spring Street, to Markham Street, onto President Clinton Avenue., and back to the River Market. Average loop time: 15 minutes.
© 2010 Lori J Latimer