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Pat’s Pastured owner Patrick McNiff describes three general types of New England farmer operating in 2013: more
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture said last week that Rhode Island’s farmland was the second-most expensive in the U.S., Bloomberg News reported. more
The Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee has named Bailey Brook Farm of East Greenwich the state’s Outstanding Dairy Farm of the Year, the Department of Environmental Management announced today. more
When this ole’ world seems too full of concrete and traffic, some Rhode Island businesses are taking to the roof for green space ambiance for lunch, for insulation to help cut energy costs in half and for growing vegetables for a downtown restaurant that spotlights locally sourced culinary creations. more
Drake Patten was warned that opening an urban-farm-supply store in a vacant former gas station on Providence’s West Side would be difficult. more
Add Carolyn Rafaelian, president of Alex and Ani Inc. and new winery owner, to the list of businesspeople taking aim at Rhode Island’s strict and often arcane liquor laws. more
The managing director of Farm Fresh Rhode Island talks about the group’s efforts to make the Ocean State’s eaters and farming and fishing communities healthier. more
The 30,000 pounds of alpaca fiber usually stacked in large bales at the New England Alpaca Fiber Pool in Fall River arrive from farms in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and other states in New England, the mid-Atlantic and the Midwest. more
The historic Anthony-Kinney Farm has earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service, the R.I. Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission announced Wednesday. more
foodies in the Ocean State are beginning to raise questions about the health and safety in the practice of using of genetically modified seeds to grow foods. more
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