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Agriculture
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Food advocates and other industry stakeholders on Tuesday released a proposed five-year strategic plan focused on the state’s food system, designed to improve food-related production, health and access and economic development for Rhode Islanders. more
Americans love their cheese, but maybe not as much as dairy farmers do. more
For a glimpse at how Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to immigrants may affect the meat industry in the United States - the world’s largest beef producer - look no further than across the northern border to Canada. more
WESTPORT – Animals are being reintroduced to a tenant farm where police and animal-control officers in July removed more than 1,000 animals living in deplorable, unsanitary conditions, The Herald News reported last month. Some residents … more
Farm Fresh Rhode Island is one of 20 organizations chosen by Newman’s Own Foundation to participate in its #GivingTuesday Match Challenge, which will match up to $10,000 in donations made by Nov. 29 to the Pawtucket-based organization through a CrowdRise website appeal. 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
NONPROFITS HOPE & MAIN, Rhode Island's first food-business incubator, is a "center of gravity" for local food, said Lisa Raiola, founder and president. Believing that homegrown food processing and related businesses could … more
Horticulturalist Jayne Merner Senecal grew up on the organic Earth Care Farm in Charlestown, and now operates a garden installation and maintenance business that incorporates native plantings. She spoke with the Providence Business News about her business and approach. more
The emergence of Rhode Island as a haven for chefs and farm-to-table restaurants has contributed to steady growth for Hopkins Southdowns. The sheep farm, in North Scituate, is spread out over 40 acres and has been in the Hopkins family for … more
Hugh Fisher, owner of Warwick-based h.a. Fisher Homes, discusses his company’s recent donation of land for open space near Warwick’s Rocky Point Park. more
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