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As of today, 1 percent of the food consumed in Rhode Island is produced here. But advocates of the locally sourced food movement want that percentage to grow significantly over the next four decades. Rhode Island is a little small to … more
Southside Community Land Trust received $596,517 in federal funding to create more training opportunities for beginning farmers throughout the state over the next three years, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said Thursday. more
Nordhaus tells the story of one of America's foremost migratory beekeepers and the increasing threats to the American honeybee populations. HarperCollins ISBN 9780061873256 | $15 more
Rebecca Seggel is communications director for Farm Fresh Rhode Island, a nonprofit that is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market. more
On Oct. 12, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and his Guatemala City counterpart signed a sister-city partnership. Mr. Elorza is Guatemalan American, something that the Central American city's leaders hope will be a catalyst to connecting the people … more
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. more
EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island’s 2016 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which the R.I. Department of Environmental Management is a member. more
The Southside Community Land Trust has hired three Volunteers in Service to America associates, a position funded by Hunger Free America, Wal-Mart and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to help out during the growing and harvest season. more
If humans take too many antibiotics -- and they do -- then the animals they eat take even more. Learning more about how and why farmers use so many drugs is crucial to arresting the speed at which bacteria are developing immunity to them. more
For a glimpse at how Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to immigrants may affect the meat industry in the United States - the world’s largest beef producer - look no further than across the northern border to Canada. more
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