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Food & Agriculture

FULLY PREPARED: Natasha Daniels, sous chef for PVD Dinner Share, a meal-prep service that provides fully cooked and prepared meals each week, in the kitchen preparing jerk chicken with braised greens on coconut rice for customer pickups. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

When you don’t want to cook

After a long workday, a home-cooked dinner made of fresh, local ingredients sounds fantastic. But who has the energy to pull it together?Craig Jones...

Raimondo, DEM announce $210K in grants to local farmers, community groups

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo joined the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and partners May 30 at the Statehouse to announce more than...

Feb. 1% meal and beverage tax collection totals $2.1M

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 1 percent meal and beverage tax in Rhode Island reached $2.1 million in February, a 38.8 percent increase from...
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH professor Kevin Stokesbury, a professor of fisheries oceanography at UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science & Technology, has been awarded $302,091 in grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to examine scallop populations throughout New England.

UMass professor nets $300K for scallop research

PROVIDENCE – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Kevin Stokesbury was awarded $302,091 in grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as part of...
TWENTY-ONE RHODE ISLAND BUSINESSES received more than $210,000 in grants from the R.I. DEM's Local Agriculture & Seafood Act program to help new and existing small businesses and initiatives thrive in Rhode Island.

Local food businesses awarded $210K from DEM

PROVIDENCE — The R.I. Department of Environmental Management and its partners awarded more than $210,000 in grants from the Local Agriculture & Seafood Act...
RHODE ISLAND 1 PERCENT meal and beverage tax collections totaled $2.08 million, reflecting a 38.8 percent increase year over year. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE MACGREGOR

Feb. 1% meal and beverage tax collection totals $2.1M

PROVIDENCE- Collection of the 1 percent meal and beverage tax in Rhode Island reached $2.1 million in February, a 38.8 percent increase from $1.5...
Bruce Newbury

Pizza wars breaking out in R.I.

(Corrected at 12:13 p.m. to fix Westerly location in second paragraph.)Pizza is in the spotlight. Gourmet pizza, grilled pizza, wood-fired pizza, coal-fired pizza, brick-oven...
THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. has approved $14.66 million in incentives over 10 years for four companies, which Commerce RI expects will add $118 million in new revenue for the state over 15 years. Above, Jesse Saglio, the chief operating officer and president of R.I. Commerce Corp, at left, and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, at a recent meeting of the Commerce board. / PBN FILEPHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Commerce RI authorizes $14.7M in incentives for companies’ expansion, relocation plans

PROVIDENCE – State officials authorized up to $14,655,000 in incentives Monday intended to attract two new companies to Rhode Island and encourage two existing...
INFINITY MEAT SOLUTIONS is proposing a food-manufacturing facility for Rhode Island. It is an affiliate of Netherlands-based food retailer Ahold Delhaize.

$110M food-manufacturing facility proposed for Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – A company affiliated with the massive Dutch food-industry retailer Ahold Delhaize is seeking nearly $2 million in state corporate incentives to locate...
TEXTUP WAS THE top winner in the 2018 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition.

TextUp takes home top honors at 2018 R.I. Business Plan Competition

PROVIDENCE – Michelle Petersen, a Brown University student who developed a low-cost software package that lets social workers efficiently manage documents and information flows,...
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