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PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has announced $150,000 in farm-viability grant funding for projects that “enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island.” more
(Updated 11:22 a.m.) A ribbon-cutting event will be held Thursday for the first commercial hydroponic greenhouse to operate in Rhode Island, according to the state Department of Environmental Management. more
The latest power tool in the landscaper's shed has four legs and an insatiable appetite. Goats have become an increasingly popular choice for clearing ivy, vines and underbrush on farms, in parks and in residential areas, making them a … more
Two years ago, Rhode Island joined other New England states in setting a goal of producing 50 percent of its food by 2060. It's an ambitious goal, since at present only about 1 percent of the food now consumed in the state is grown within its … more
In honor of its 100th anniversary, Wright’s Dairy Farm & Bakery is renovating its facilities to meet customer demand. more
Rhode Island ranked 14th among the 50 states for a 0.1 percent decline year-over-year in exports for the first six months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Maplewood Farm, a three-season business since 1950, is a family affair and the owner wants to keep it that way. Owner Judith A. Carvalho inherited the 37-acre Portsmouth farm from her father, Manuel, who died suddenly in 1988. She works … more
"Farm to table" is such a familiar term these days it may be about to lose its meaning. Here in Rhode Island, some restaurants have been practicing the method long before it became fashionable. Lou Perella, chef-owner of Perella's … more
Hope & Main, the nonprofit culinary business incubator, is celebrating its first birthday, along with the 100th birthday of its building, the Main Street School, on Oct. 11 with a turn-of-the-century-themed fall festival. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse recently launched a food accelerator program. Isabella Cassell, SEG’s food and health venture development manager; Kelly Ramirez, CEO; and Cayla Mackey, university … more
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