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Agriculture
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Tracey M. Dalton, professor of marine affairs at the University of Rhode Island, is currently leading a study that examines the public's opinion about aquaculture in the Ocean State. Surveys were recently sent out to 1,400 Rhode Islanders in order … more
Alex Marszalkowski started a business this year that combines two aspects of his work life. He's a real estate attorney, employed by Paolino Properties in Providence. He's also a farmer, part of a family that has run the 200-acre Adams Farm in … more
Lyn A. Spinella of Lincoln is the new executive director of the Rhode Island Farm Bureau. more
Maplewood Farm, a three-season business since 1950, is a family affair and the owner wants to keep it that way. Owner Judith A. Carvalho inherited the 37-acre Portsmouth farm from her father, Manuel, who died suddenly in 1988. She works … 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
Leo Pollock talks about how The Compost Plant helps recycle food waste. 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
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has announced $150,000 in farm-viability grant funding for projects that “enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island.” 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
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