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The growth of food as an industry is well-known in Rhode Island, so it wasn't startling to see it emerge last week as one of five potential economic-development clusters for Providence to cultivate. What was surprising was the pace of … more
It's been more than 30 years since my father decided to retire. At the time, we were seriously considering closing our doors. But when we looked at the Munroe team, we saw a tremendously dedicated core of people who believed in our company and … more
When a business has been around for more than a century, it's been doing something right. For Tourtellot & Co. Inc., it's always been about preserving relationships and changing with the times. Tourtellot, a fruits and vegetables wholesale … more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse recently launched a food accelerator program. Isabella Cassell, SEG’s food and health venture development manager; Kelly Ramirez, CEO; and Cayla Mackey, university … more
Two years ago, Rhode Island joined other New England states in setting a goal of producing 50 percent of its food by 2060. It's an ambitious goal, since at present only about 1 percent of the food now consumed in the state is grown within its … more
The latest power tool in the landscaper's shed has four legs and an insatiable appetite. Goats have become an increasingly popular choice for clearing ivy, vines and underbrush on farms, in parks and in residential areas, making them a … more
Hope & Main, the nonprofit culinary business incubator, is celebrating its first birthday, along with the 100th birthday of its building, the Main Street School, on Oct. 11 with a turn-of-the-century-themed fall festival. more
The farm, food and youth programs director at the Southside Community Land Trust talks about food insecurity and how the trust is helping children learn how to grow their own food. more
(Updated 11:22 a.m.) A ribbon-cutting event will be held Thursday for the first commercial hydroponic greenhouse to operate in Rhode Island, according to the state Department of Environmental Management. more
Rhode Island ranked 14th among the 50 states for a 0.1 percent decline year-over-year in exports for the first six months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
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