Our Harvest Kitchen Local Foods Café is more than just your neighborhood food establishment. Featuring locally sourced ingredients in every menu item means that your purchase not only supports Harvest Kitchen’s job training program and the local youth we serve, but also local farmers, small-scale food producers, and Rhode Island’s local food system.
This month, our Nutrition Education team held three local food taste tests at Rhode Island elementary schools and visited with local seniors as part of our Farm to Senior series.
Take a peek into Market Mobile each week to see some of the local food on offer — like the catch of the day from small, independent New England fishing boats via Red’s Best Seafood in Boston — and get a taste of the wide range of restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local in our community.
On January 18th, our 20th session of youth trainees graduated from our Harvest Kitchen culinary training program for youth ages 16–19 involved with the RI Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF). This session’s adventure started back in September with eight trainees — and we are proud to report that all eight graduated!
Saturdays are all about our Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market, an indoor celebration of great local eats and community! Learn what’s in store for tomorrow’s farmers market, including the return of Rocket Fine Street Food, the last week to enjoy the HG80 truck this season, new rotating vendor Deke’s Bagels, and more! Plus, be sure to save the date for an interactive Balloon-Dragon Parade with Art on the Spot (“the balloon lady”) at next week’s market — February 2!
Take a peek into Market Mobile each week to see some of the local food on offer — like bone broths made from locally sourced bones by Five Way Foods in Boston — and get a taste of the wide range of restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local in our community.
Cluck & Trowel recently had a devastating barn fire. Get the latest update and find out how you can help support their recovery efforts — from donating directly to attending these upcoming fun-raising events!
Part of having a robust economy in Rhode Island is keeping local food producers making and thriving here. To support these food business we are partnering with Hope & Main — an incubator program that jumpstarts early-stage food businesses — to increase the distribution and marketing opportunities for producers of RI-made products.
Saturdays are all about the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market — an indoor celebration of great local eats and community! The forecast calls for at least a “Wintery Mix” beginning tomorrow night. Stock up on everything you need before the storm — and the big game on Sunday! This just in: NEW Peppermint Cacao Hemp Mylk from Fully Rooted, plus Vegan Sofrito Stew from Harvest Kitchen tomorrow!
Last night, our Harvest Kitchen youth trainees and staff visited Agnes Little Elementary School in Pawtucket for the school’s “Homework Diner” series. Our group served the 200+ parents and children that attended the collaborative community event. Every …
BIG SHOUT OUTS to two of our local food partners in the Southern New England region for winning a 2019 Good Food Award from the Good Food Foundation!
Do you know any budding young chefs? The hit MasterChef Junior TV cooking competition series is searching nationwide for kids who love to cook and who want to try out for this fun, lighthearted show!
Last week, Human Services Commissioners across the country and their staffs worked with the federal government to gain clarity about the impact of the shutdown on this program. Stay informed about key updates important for RI DHS customers to know.
Take a peek into Market Mobile each week to see some of the local food on offer — like these beautiful Purple Daikon Microgreens from Farming Turtles in Exeter — and get a taste of the wide range of restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local in our community.