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The Department of Environmental Management said that farm viability grants totaling $255,543 have been awarded for projects that will enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. more
WARWICK – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed last week brought together federal, state and local food officials – including representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture – and producers from around the state for a forum about federal funding opportunities available from the USDA to support area agriculture, local food businesses and the Rhode Island economy. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is accepting applications for the Local Agriculture and Seafood Act grants program, which offers grants to assist small or beginning farmers markets and promote the sale of Rhode Island-grown agricultural products and local seafood. more
Vincent J. Confreda, the third of four generations of his family to manage the family's 93-year-old Cranston farm, makes the hand-off of the business from one generation to the next sound almost simple. "I stepped in as my father started to … more
Wright’s Dairy Farm in North Smithfield has been named Rhode Island’s 2014 Outstanding Dairy Farm of the Year by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Thursday. more
The University of Rhode Island will receive $510,978 in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture program to support farms and open space conservation. more
(Updated 2:16 p.m.) Edible Rhody magazine has released its local hero winners for 2015 based on reader feedback. more
Eggs are about to get more expensive, as California moves to make sure hen houses are roomy enough to allow the birds to lay down, stand up, extend their wings and dance around. more
For the second year in a row, Daniele Inc. has received a national Good Food Award for its line of charcuterie made in Rhode Island from locally raised hogs. more
Leo Pollock talks about how The Compost Plant helps recycle food waste. more
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