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It's been more than 30 years since my father decided to retire. At the time, we were seriously considering closing our doors. But when we looked at the Munroe team, we saw a tremendously dedicated core of people who believed in our company and … more
In 2001, I started my first company and created the tag line "Making Ideas a Reality." I've always liked the expression, "A good idea executed is better than a great idea that isn't." Gen. George S. Patton Jr. had a similar, but more extreme … more
"Sometimes I come up here, put my feet up on the tractor, look out over the sail-boats and think to myself: ‘This is Rhode Island,' " said Tyler P. Young, as he gazed across the Sakonnet River toward Aquidneck Island on the last day of … 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
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
As tourist season gets underway, an established Newport restaurant owned in part by one of PBN’s 10 chefs To watch under 35 is expanding to both ends of busy Thames Street and bringing a hi-tech perk with it. more
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co., two historic giants of U.S. industry, will join in an all-stock merger of equals that’s the first step in a plan to create three new highly-focused businesses. more
Amy Chauvin, director of operations for Acopia Harvest International in Central Falls, talks with Providence Business News about the company, which develops hydroponics technology to make growing produce manageable and affordable. more
Edible Rhody magazine has released its list of local food heroes for 2016 based on reader feedback. more
The state Department of Environment Management is making $380,000 in grant funding available to help local farmers and food partners grow their businesses. more
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