R.I. receives $276K from federal specialty crop grant program

PROVIDENCE – Six Rhode Island-based groups working to support local agriculture were awarded $187,667 in farm viability grants, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Monday. The grants come from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program. The DEM also received $88,947 from the grant program to support its “Get Fresh, Buy…

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