PROVIDENCE — The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Agriculture is extending its Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) bulk purchase pilot program through November and December, resulting in an estimated 2,500 boxes of …
How Lucayda Farm is spreading the power of plants and winding down the year with a celebration of winter’s beauty, by guest contributor Laura Fahey.
This collection of locally made shelf-stable items makes it easy to feature locally produced goodies this holiday season — and it makes a great gift! Let our Market Mobile team do the shopping for you. Order by December 12, and your Holiday Box will be ready for curbside pickup at Farm Fresh on December 21 and 22!
Put the local harvest at the center of your table this Thanksgiving season. We’ve made it simple — order a locally sourced Produce & Pie Box by November 12! You’ll be on your way to a delicious and festive local meal.
Our Co-Executive Director Jesse Rye was interviewed by Edible-Alpha about Farm Fresh RI’s growth from Brown University student project to 60,000-square-foot local food hub in Providence. In Edible-Alpha® podcast #97, Tera interviews Jesse Rye, co-execu …
Our Harvest Kitchen Food Service Manager, Chef Maria Ritchey, loves sharing some of her recipes for the home cook. “This recipe uses the entire corn cob! A great way to utilize the entirety of this seasonal vegetable. This is a fun late-summer soup to …
Farm Fresh is excited to welcome Arcadia to our year-round market in Providence. It is great to work with a partner who understands the deep impact climate change has on our farmers and food supply. We all need to make adjustments, large and small, to ensure healthy, nutritious food is available in our communities. Thank you for supporting the farmers market.
Plan your local food shopping this summer at farmers markets across Rhode Island! Farmers markets are essential food access points for everyone in our community, but especially for those using federal food assistance benefits. Here we provide confirmed information about the farmers markets open this season, and where you can use WIC, SNAP/EBT, and Bonus Bucks.
Enjoy a delicious, locally sourced meal without the work. Our Harvest Kitchen chefs will do the cooking. Just a quick curbside pickup at Farm Fresh, and your delicious meal-for-two is ready to go. Order your TGIF Southern-Style dinner by June 7 for pickup Friday, June 11!
You are invited to watch renowned stone carver Nicholas Benson create a unique art installation for our new headquarters in Providence. This public event will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 20-22, from 11am to 1pm each day on the Farm Fresh terrace. On Saturday, May 22, the event will coincide with Farm Fresh’s year-round farmers market, Sims Market, which runs 9am to 1pm weekly.
We checked in with long-time local food system advocate and Market Mobile customer Rob Yaffe — owner of the popular food establishments The Grange, Garden Grille, and Wildflour — to hear how things have been going during this very trying year.
We are so proud that our work to increase food access in Rhode Island was included in this collection by the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NESAWG) — showcasing the ways in which state and federal funds support an equitable, sustainable, and resilient food system in the northeast region.
While farmers market shoppers may be familiar with our Fresh Bucks token system, another federal benefit program helps keep our community farmers markets humming through the season — WIC. We have received data back from the RI WIC office about redemption at the 2020 summer markets, and the top grower is…
The pandemic has hit restaurants hard, very hard. One of our loyal restaurant customers, Forage in Cambridge, MA, has done everything they can to keep going — including launching a CSA-style grocery program for their customers with produce and other local food products purchased from Market Mobile.