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Southside Community Land Trust granted $100K from UNFI Foundation to address...

PROVIDENCE – The Southside Community Land Trust’s quest to get more food out to the community received a significant financial boost, courtesy of United...

Southside Community Land Trust’s new food hub officially opens

PROVIDENCE – The ribbon was officially cut June 24 on the Southside Community Land Trust’s new healthy food hub located in a 12,000-square-foot renovated...
THE SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY Land Trust's new food hub at 404 Broad St. in Providence, slated to open this summer, will house businesses to address food inequality in the community. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Community support helps Land Trust’s new food hub grow

PROVIDENCE – When the Southside Community Land Trust over the last several years needed to have harvested crops cleaned to be prepared as healthy...
WORKING TOGETHER: Margaret DeVos, right, executive director of the Southside Community Land Trust, speaks with local farmers at Urban Edge Farm in Cranston, the site of a recent infrastructure investment project by the land trust. From left: Christina Dedora, of Blue Sky Farm; Sharron D’Amore, of The Garlic Mistress; Craig Demi, SCLT director of operations; and Nayeema Eusuf, of Geek Gardens. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Southside Community Land Trust creates farmland to feed urban neighborhoods

THOUSANDS OF LOW-INCOME Rhode Islanders in urban areas are getting sustenance from the unlikeliest of places: community gardens, plots of land converted into long-term...

URI to offer scholarships in sustainable agriculture to youths from ‘food...

PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will offer five scholarships next year for youths from...
SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY LAND TRUST has received a $600,000 federal grant to train new farmers.

Southside Community Land Trust gets $600K from feds to help new...

CRANSTON – The Southside Community Land Trust has launched a $600,000 federally funded initiative to help beginning farmers access resources, tools and training, Sen....
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