Updated August 25 at 6:29pm
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
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
"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
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released data showing Rhode Island has the greatest percentage of school districts nationwide participating in farm-to-school meal programs. 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
Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for an 8.9 percent decline in exports through the first 10 months of 2015 compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
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