Updated May 25 at 10:14pm
Agriculture
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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
Vincent J. Confreda, the third of four generations of his family to manage the family's 93-year-old Cranston farm, makes the hand-off of the business from one generation to the next sound almost simple. "I stepped in as my father started to … more
Leo Pollock talks about how The Compost Plant helps recycle food waste. more
The University of Rhode Island will receive $510,978 in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture program to support farms and open space conservation. more
(Updated 2:16 p.m.) Edible Rhody magazine has released its local hero winners for 2015 based on reader feedback. more
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
For the second year in a row, Daniele Inc. has received a national Good Food Award for its line of charcuterie made in Rhode Island from locally raised hogs. more
The U.S., the world’s biggest beef consumer, is lifting a ban on imports from Ireland more than 15 years after mad cow disease spurred restrictions of supplies from Europe. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is accepting applications for the Local Agriculture and Seafood Act grants program, which offers grants to assist small or beginning farmers markets and promote the sale of Rhode Island-grown agricultural products and local seafood. more
A new initiative linking 12 northeastern states will help farmers and forest owners adapt to climate changes, according to the University of Rhode Island, which has a lead role. more
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