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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...
LOCAL HERBS: Sisters Christina Dedora, right, owner, and Cheryl Pynn run Sanctuary Herbs, a small business that makes herbal teas. Sanctuary buys fresh herbs from local farmers and dries them in its facility in Pawtucket.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Rhody-grown herbal teas

After 13 years of farming – growing flowers, herbs and vegetables on state-owned, cooperative land – Christina Dedora was ready to simplify her work...
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Local chefs find sustainability is challenging

The chef laughed as he read the label. “Organic Salad Greens,” it read. The container was made of plastic. Chefs and restaurateurs in Rhode Island...
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