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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Food & Agriculture

RHODE ISLAND's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined from 4.3 percent in June to 4.1 percent in July. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Unemployment ticks down, job gains continue for R.I. in July

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in July, two-tenths of a percentage point lower than the unemployment rate...
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Dartmouth Associate Professor Tim Shea is developing a 'Food Finder' website and smartphone app to help southeastern Massachusetts residents find locations that provide food assistance. / COURTESY FOODFINDER.SEMAFOODSECURITY.COM

UMass Dartmouth professor creating app, website to help curb food insecurity

DARTMOUTH – A University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor is hoping to bridge the hunger gap in southeastern Massachusetts through a smartphone app and a...

Farm Fresh Rhode Island receives $4.6M in federal funds to launch...

PAWTUCKET – Farm Fresh Rhode Island has received $4.6 million to help encourage Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants across New England to increase their...

Dave’s Marketplace strives to counter an unhealthy abundance of temptations

Healthiest Employees: 150-499 Employees | #2. Dave’s Marketplace CEO (or equivalent): David Cesario, owner Number of employees: 475East Greenwich-based grocery chain Dave’s Marketplace is a company...
MELISSA BREENE JORDAN and Matt Jordan operate the Breene Hollow Farm 50-cow milking operation. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Breene Hollow Farm named 2018 Outstanding Rhode Island Dairy Farm

WEST GREENWICH – Breene Hollow Farm has been named Rhode Island’s 2018 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee, the R.I....

Upserve acquires SimpleOrder inventory-management platform

PROVIDENCE – Restaurant software company Upserve has acquired SimpleOrder, an inventory-management firm, which is now known as Upserve Inventory, the company announced.Upserve’s Pro customers...

Farm Fresh Rhode Island receives $4.6M in federal funds to launch...

PAWTUCKET – Farm Fresh Rhode Island has received $4.6 million to help encourage Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants across New England to increase their...
A FEAST & FETTLE employee prepares a meal for delivery to clients stretching all across Rhode Island. PHOTO BY STACEY DOYLE / COURTESY FEAST & FETTLE

Local meal prep, delivery service launches online call for equity

PROVIDENCE - Identifying and securing capital is a well-known challenge for Rhode Island businesses, which is why Feast & Fettle Inc. looked to a...
Bruce Newbury

Lobster rolls still king in Rhode Island

There are very few dishes in the Ocean State that can start conversations, even arguments, as a lobster roll can.It is one of the...

Eater Boston: Bucktown to open location in Boston

PROVIDENCE – Bucktown is expanding to Boston, according to Eater Boston Tuesday.The Federal Hill purveyor of southern comfort-food cuisine will set up its second...
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