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Nordhaus tells the story of one of America's foremost migratory beekeepers and the increasing threats to the American honeybee populations. HarperCollins ISBN 9780061873256 | $15 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
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
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
If humans take too many antibiotics -- and they do -- then the animals they eat take even more. Learning more about how and why farmers use so many drugs is crucial to arresting the speed at which bacteria are developing immunity to them. more
For the second month in a row, Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for its year-over-year decline in exports. 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
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
"Farm to table" is such a familiar term these days it may be about to lose its meaning. Here in Rhode Island, some restaurants have been practicing the method long before it became fashionable. Lou Perella, chef-owner of Perella's … 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
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