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Agriculture
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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
Tracey M. Dalton, professor of marine affairs at the University of Rhode Island, is currently leading a study that examines the public's opinion about aquaculture in the Ocean State. Surveys were recently sent out to 1,400 Rhode Islanders in order … more
Edible Rhody magazine has released its list of local food heroes for 2016 based on reader feedback. more
WESTPORT – Farmers will begin cutting trees and tearing up brush on a parcel on Route 6 that should be a slaughterhouse and meat market by the end of the year, according to a report by The Herald News of Fall River. The Southeastern … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has its first food chief, a job that doesn't require cooking but instead preparing a statewide food plan. The new director of food strategy will coordinate existing food plans and draft a new one that brings together all … more
Lyn A. Spinella of Lincoln is the new executive director of the Rhode Island Farm Bureau. more
Alex Marszalkowski started a business this year that combines two aspects of his work life. He's a real estate attorney, employed by Paolino Properties in Providence. He's also a farmer, part of a family that has run the 200-acre Adams Farm in … more
"Sometimes I come up here, put my feet up on the tractor, look out over the sail-boats and think to myself: ‘This is Rhode Island,' " said Tyler P. Young, as he gazed across the Sakonnet River toward Aquidneck Island on the last day of … more
The state Department of Environment Management is making $380,000 in grant funding available to help local farmers and food partners grow their businesses. 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
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