Monday, February 6, 2023

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Food & Agriculture

Bruce Newbury

Millions of meals on wheels

Meals on Wheels of RI Inc., doing business as Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, is in its 54th year of providing food service...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

Sipping without guilt

Each year many of us put forth our resolutions for a new year. They often include “eat better, exercise more, drink less,” helping us...

PBN’s most-read stories of 2022

From developments with the potential to reshape the landscape of Providence and a steady stream of million-dollar home sales across Rhode Island, to ongoing...

Providence metro unemployment rises slightly in November

PROVIDENCE – The nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 3.4% in November, an increase from 3.3% one month prior...

Food waste in U.S. is hurting our wallets and climate

You see it at most holiday feasts: piles of unwanted food. With luck, hungry relatives will discover some of it before the inevitable green...
Bruce Newbury

Two menus out of the blue

This is a tale of two menus. In Portsmouth, the East Bay mainstay 15 Point Road rolled out a special version of its longtime favorite...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Education will provide 13 school systems a food truck each as part of the department’s new $1.6 million Menu for Success Student Food Truck Initiative. R.I. Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green, fifth from right, presents check in support of initiative to students and district leadership at the Warwick Area Career and Technical Center. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

13 school systems to receive food trucks via RIDE’s new ‘Menu...

PROVIDENCE – Thirteen local school systems will receive food trucks as part of the R.I. Department of Education’s new $1.6 million Menu for Success...

R.I. unemployment rate rises to 3.6% in November

CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.6% in November, up two-tenths of a percentage point from October, the R.I. Department of...

Johnson & Wales University launches beverage center

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University on Nov. 17 launched its new Center for Beverage Education & Innovation, which university officials hope will play...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

To Savor: Finding perfect marriages

The holiday season is often one when we treat others and ourselves to special items – travel, food, dinners out and, of course, meaningful...
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