Who’s buying local in our community, and what are they ordering? Take a look at a few of the customers who just purchased from local farmers and producers through Market Mobile, and get a sneak peek at some of the local food on offer this week like sweet corn from Confreda Greenhouses & Farms in Hope, RI!
Our spacious, bright and airy café on the corner of Main and Bayley Streets in downtown Pawtucket (2 Bayley St) now has increased capacity for seating more eat-in customers as well as hosting larger lunch meetings and other gatherings. Looking for an inviting spot for your next breakfast meeting or luncheon? We offer a semi-private table that easily seats 12, and free Wi-Fi!
Can’t get to the farmers market or farm stand? Need something they don’t carry at your local mom & pop? Shop at any RI Whole Foods Market on Thursday, July 26 — and they will donate 5% of the store’s net sales in support of Farm Fresh Rhode Island!
Check out this week’s newsletter about the upcoming delivery of local food, along with great ideas for how to store and prepare it, fun facts about farming, food systems, and more!
The Downtown Farmers Market in Providence takes place on Washington St in Kennedy Plaza every Tuesday, 3–6pm, through October 30! In addition to local farms and food trucks, the market features our Healthy Foods, Healthy Families programming in English and Spanish, plus weekly family-friendly activities at the Imagination Center by Kidoinfo — brought to you in partnership with the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy. Check out all the fun that’s in store!
Know what to expect in your next Veggie Box delivery. Check out this week’s sneak peek!
Farm Fresh RI Un centro para comida local desde 2004 Nuestra Misión Cultivar un sistema alimentario que valora el medio ambiente, la salud, y la calidad de vida de sus granjeros y comedores. Nuestra Visión Una Nueva Inglaterra abundante con diversas gr …
Who’s buying local in our community, and what are they ordering? Take a look at a few of the customers who just purchased from local farmers and producers through Market Mobile, and get a sneak peek at some of the local food on offer this week like green tomatoes from Our Kids Farm in Exeter, RI!
Don’t miss this food system news from around our region: Tuesday, July 17, is a Sustainable Seafood Meetup at Pilotworks Providence! Register your business for the upcoming Meet the Buyer Event & Trade Show by July 27. And secure your spot at The Food Project’s Summer Institute coming up in August.
It’s finally harvest season! Our Harvest Kitchen production crew is in full swing with this year’s first batch of dill pickles!
The Northeast Farm to School Institute is a unique year-long professional learning opportunity for schools across New England and New York, and brings together teachers, administrators, school nutrition professionals, school nurses, parents, community members, and others during an intensive three-day retreat.
Attention Providence area residents! Groundwork Rhode Island is now running Harvest Cycle, a year-round community-powered compost pickup service that collects food scraps from your home and brings them to local farms and community gardens!
It’s all about a good apple. Steere Orchard is an institution in Rhode Island and Jim Steere and his son, John, have constantly evolved farm operations to keep it that way. Read this farmer spotlight by guest contributor Kanoelani Pilobello to learn more about this Apple Valley favorite.