Food & Agriculture

THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE has announced the 2019 Food Accelerator cohort.

SEG announces 2019 Food Accelerator cohort

PROVIDENCE – Social Enterprise Greenhouse announced the 2019 Food Accelerator cohort Tuesday. The program will feature 17 food businesses, which started the program last week. The...
Bruce Newbury

Food trucks find niche

“To me, food trucks are the old town square!” said Eric Weiner. He can tell you how many trucks serve food in virtually any...

Illegal fishing a security threat

As China, Russia and the U.S. ramp up their naval deployments, there’s no shortage of conflicts waiting to happen in the world’s oceans. Yet...

Skyline at Waterplace to relaunch as Dine with Skyline in...

PROVIDENCE – New restaurants will open their doors and eateries new and old throughout the state will feature special menus at bargain prices to...

Sales of Newport Restaurant Group gift cards to benefit food...

NEWPORT – The nine restaurants that make up the Newport Restaurant Group have chosen to collaborate with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank to...
RHODE ISLAND'S SEASONALLY-ADJUSTED unemployment rate and the number of unemployed residents remained unchanged from October to November. Unemployment declined 0.7 percentage points year over year. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. Nov. unemployment rate remains level from Oct., down over year

PROVIDENCE – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 3.8 percent – the same as October – according to the R.I. Department of...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, Dec. 17, 2018

Ellen Slattery looks to bridge the divide between special-occasion and casual fare. Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee...
UNITED NATURAL FOODS reported a $19.3 million loss for the fiscal 2019 first quaerter, ended Oct. 27, largely due to costs related to its $2.9 billion acquisition of SUPERVALU.

UNFI reports $19.3M loss related to acquisition of SUPERVALU

PROVIDENCE – United Natural Foods Inc. reported a net loss of $19.3 million, or 38 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter of...
FIRST TASTE: Two bottles of the 2018 Beaujolais Nouveau Rosé served recently at Pot au Feu. / COURTESY ROBERT I. BURKE

Everything old is new again

To be a “rising star chef,” there must be a dining destination, a food city, a restaurant row with a core group of well-established...
BOTH THE LAWN at Castle Hill Inn and The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, as well as Bouchard Inn & Restaurant, were named among OpenTable's top 100 restaurants in the United States for 2018. Above, Castle Hill Inn. / COURTESY CASTLE HILL INN

Newport eateries make OpenTable’s Top 100 Restaurants in America 2018

NEWPORT – The Bouchard Inn & Restaurant, as well as both the The Lawn at Castle Hill Inn and The Dining Room at Castle...

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