All across New England we keep seeing the same thing: rivers, ponds, and even coastal water showing signs of stress and decline due to excess nutrients and other pollutants that are deposited directly into waterbodies when stormwater flows after storms.
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 …
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.