AmeriCorps VISTA members have been instrumental in shaping and sustaining our organization since its early days. Our current AmeriCorps VISTA members continue on with that tradition, bringing unmatched energy, enthusiasm, and hard work to our team — not to mention creativity and innovative new ideas for approaching our work. Thank you Rachel, Rose, and Liesl!
From everyone here at Farm Fresh Rhode Island, we would like to wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. We are grateful to you all, who come together as a community around the appreciation of delicious high-quality foods, and the belief that everyone should have access to the local bounty grown, raised, caught, and foraged here in Southern New England.
Join government, academic, business, and community partners January 18 at the third annual Rhode Island Food System Summit as we discuss the implementation of the Rhode Island Food Strategy — and how we can support the food sector and our state into the future. Space is limited, register today!
Saturdays are all about the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market — an indoor celebration of great local eats and community! Join us in the Hope Artiste Village building on Main St in Pawtucket for a truly memorable experience, every Saturday through April. Check out our vendors, market maps, and other happenings in and around the market this week — like a BLOOD DRIVE by the RI Blood Center.
Take a peek into Market Mobile. See a few of the many restaurants, grocers, institutions, and other businesses that purchased from local farmers and producers this week, and check out some of the local food on offer like dried lavender from Sanctuary Herbs of Providence.
The Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market is the largest of its kind in New England. Read this farmers market spotlight by guest contributor Vince Ferraiuolo to hear about his experience on opening day at the market.
Our current training classes are going great! Both our morning and evening sessions have now gone through the phase of curriculum geared around recipe development. They also have competed in a Mystery Basket Cooking Competition.
Johnson & Wales University (JWU), Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Farm Fresh RI will share a 2018 New England Food Vision Prize, a $250,000 award from the Henry P. Kendall Foundation, to encourage colleges and universities to increase the amount of regionally produced food on campus menus.
As we approach Thanksgiving, we want to let you know that we will be changing our delivery schedule that week to accommodate the holiday. There will be no delivery for Thursday, November 22. There will be no ordering on Monday, November 19 for delivery …
Don’t miss this food system news from around our region: Join the conversation with Soul Fire Farm Co-Director and “Farming While Black” author Leah Penniman to learn how you can be part of the movement for food sovereignty and help build a food system based on justice, dignity, and abundance for all members of our community. Save the date for Boston’s Local Specialty Crop & Local Food Trade Show. And help build the 2019 New England Farm to Institution Summit!
Our Thai Chicken Wrap has been selling like crazy ever since we put it on the menu this fall at our Harvest Kitchen Local Foods Café. The base is a peanut sauce that can be very versatile. Now you can try the recipe at home thanks to our Food Service Manager, Chef Sean Kontos!
Saturdays are Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market days — an indoor celebration of great local eats and community! Join us in the Hope Artiste Village building on Main St in Pawtucket for a truly memorable experience, every Saturday through April. Check out our vendors, market map, and other happenings in and around the market for November 10.
Take a peek into Market Mobile. See a few of the many restaurants, grocers, institutions, and other businesses that purchased from local farmers and producers this week, and check out some of the local food on offer like Bread & Butter Zucchini Pickles from Harvest Kitchen, Fish Bone Broth from Five Ways Food, and Vivace Cheese from Cato Corner Farm.
See what’s in store this week at the farmers market. Check out this season’s full list of vendors for November and December. View an overview map of the market and surrounding parking options. See a rundown of where each farmer, fisher, and food producer is located inside the market. And stay informed about vendor products, specials and other happenings in and around the market on Saturday!