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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
The growth of food as an industry is well-known in Rhode Island, so it wasn't startling to see it emerge last week as one of five potential economic-development clusters for Providence to cultivate. What was surprising was the pace of … 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
As of today, 1 percent of the food consumed in Rhode Island is produced here. But advocates of the locally sourced food movement want that percentage to grow significantly over the next four decades. Rhode Island is a little small to … more
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
Day to day, United Natural Foods Inc. strives to emphasize the importance of overall well-being. By partnering with Bravo Wellness, UNFI has helped its employees and their families set targeted goals for blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol, … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday announced federal loans would be made available in Rhode Island for small businesses, co-ops and private nonprofits affected by the drought that started Aug. 30. more
The Coggeshall Farm Museum will celebrate its 43rd annual Harvest Fair the weekend of Saturday, Sept. 17, and Sunday, Sept. 18. more
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