Updated August 31 at 12:30am
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Southside Community Land Trust received $596,517 in federal funding to create more training opportunities for beginning farmers throughout the state over the next three years, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said Thursday. 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
A ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the newly renovated Sky Hill Farm on Amherst Avenue, one of the organization’s 51 urban farms and community gardens, on Aug. 3. more
EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island’s 2016 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which the R.I. Department of Environmental Management is a member. more
Hoping to generate support and excitement for a local food and drink-related venue on the Providence waterfront, Eat Drink RI will preview its Central Market concept on Aug. 6. more
The Southside Community Land Trust has hired three Volunteers in Service to America associates, a position funded by Hunger Free America, Wal-Mart and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to help out during the growing and harvest season. more
Through the first two months of its direct public offering, Urban Greens Food Co-op, a community-owned grocery store planned for the West End of Providence, has raised more than half of the equity it needs to ensure the store opens. 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
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
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
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