Farm to become artists’ community

PBN Staff photo/Stephanie Ewens<br><br>
<b>FARMER JOE BOSSOM</b> chose to sell his 200-acre farm in Tiverton to a nonprofit developer to preserve at least part of it for farming and provide affordable housing for artists on most of the rest.
PBN Staff photo/Stephanie Ewens

FARMER JOE BOSSOM chose to sell his 200-acre farm in Tiverton to a nonprofit developer to preserve at least part of it for farming and provide affordable housing for artists on most of the rest.
When Joe Bossom heard about the shortage of affordable housing for artists in Rhode Island, he decided he had the perfect place for an artist-friendly development: his 200-acre farm off Bulgarmarsh Road in Tiverton, which he’d been wanting to sell. “I did not want a developer to come in and put houses all over the…

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