Sky Hill Farm opens in Providence

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, Southside Community Land Trust Community Growers Director Rob Booz; Tina Shepherd of ONE Neighborhood Builders; Diana Perdomo of United Way of Rhode Island; Ken Ayers of R.I. Department of Environmental Managament; Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza; Terry Sullivan of the Nature Conservancy, Mia Patriarca of the R.I. Department of Health; Sky Hill Farmer Adam Graffunder; Scott Comings of the Nature Conservancy; and SCLT's Executive Director Margaret DeVos attend the ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning celebrating the newly renovated Sky Hill Farm on Amherst Avenue in Providence. / COURTESY SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY LAND TRUST
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, Southside Community Land Trust Community Growers Director Rob Booz; Tina Shepherd of ONE Neighborhood Builders; Diana Perdomo of United Way of Rhode Island; Ken Ayers of R.I. Department of Environmental Managament; Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza; Terry Sullivan of the Nature Conservancy, Mia Patriarca of the R.I. Department of Health; Sky Hill Farmer Adam Graffunder; Scott Comings of the Nature Conservancy; and SCLT's Executive Director Margaret DeVos attend the ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning celebrating the newly renovated Sky Hill Farm on Amherst Avenue in Providence. / COURTESY SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY LAND TRUST
PROVIDENCE – A ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the newly renovated Sky Hill Farm on Amherst Avenue, one of the organization’s 51 urban farms and community gardens, on Aug. 3. Margaret DeVos, SCLT executive director, explained that the renovation doubled the size of Sky Hill Farm and that the…

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