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During the centennial celebration of the Eastern States Exposition, Rhode Island Day will take place Tuesday, Sept. 20, and feature attractions and activities from the Ocean State. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday announced federal loans would be made available in Rhode Island for small businesses, co-ops and private nonprofits affected by the drought that started Aug. 30. more
Providence County has been designated as a primary natural disaster area due to losses caused by a recent drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday. more
Southside Community Land Trust received $596,517 in federal funding to create more training opportunities for beginning farmers throughout the state over the next three years, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said Thursday. more
A ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the newly renovated Sky Hill Farm on Amherst Avenue, one of the organization’s 51 urban farms and community gardens, on Aug. 3. more
EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island’s 2016 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which the R.I. Department of Environmental Management is a member. more
Hoping to generate support and excitement for a local food and drink-related venue on the Providence waterfront, Eat Drink RI will preview its Central Market concept on Aug. 6. more
Through the first two months of its direct public offering, Urban Greens Food Co-op, a community-owned grocery store planned for the West End of Providence, has raised more than half of the equity it needs to ensure the store opens. more
Personal income for the nation climbed 1 percent on average in the first quarter, the same pace as the fourth quarter, and rose in all states, including Rhode Island, except for Wyoming and North Dakota, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
As a result of the drought that began on April 1, 2015, the U.S. Small Business Administration said that the deadline to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans is July 5 for eligible small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations in Kent, Providence and Washington counties in Rhode Island. more
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