Don’t miss these food system news items from around our region: Easy Entertaining Inc, a local farm-to-fork cafe and catering collaborative, is hosting a Spring Farmers Market Dinner April 19th. FINE has released a new report outlining four recommendations to enhance collaboration between food hubs and increase the sale of local food to institutions in New England. And tomorrow is Southside Community Land Trust’s Urban Ag Kickoff at four community gardens in Providence!
We are proud to share that Farm Fresh RI was a recipient of a Growing Communities grant from Citizens Bank, in partnership with LISC, to support our Harvest Kitchen youth job-training program. Thank you to Citizens Bank and LISC from all of us!
We strive to give our customers and vendors a great experience at all the farmers markets we operate, every market day. Feel free to tell us what you like about the farmers market so we can keep up the good work, and please let us know your thoughts or …
Don’t miss these food system news items from around our region: Join Food Solutions New England, African Alliance of RI, and panelists including our own Jesse Rye for a conversation about the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge April 12! Great news for National Farm to School funding. And it’s almost time for SCLT’s Urban Agriculture Kick-Offs around Providence.
The Rhode Island Blood Center will be outside the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market Saturday, April 21, 10am to 1pm collecting donations. All blood donors will receive a free reusable grocery bag — AND be entered to win a pair of tickets to see Taylor Swift this summer!
Have you seen the latest beautiful edition of Edible Rhody magazine yet? It’s a great read for all things foodie in Rhode Island. Among other great recipes in this season’s issue, Edible Rhody featured a delicious Rhubarb Cake recipe by our very own Harvest Kitchen Program Director and Executive Chef Jen Stott!
There are just four Saturdays left this season at the largest indoor farmers market in New England! Tomorrow enjoy tunes by local musicians David Schneider and Karen Isenberg, and visit with civic groups Children’s Friend, Urban Greens, and Camp Kesem. And be sure to check out local author and storyteller Mark Binder’s spring clearing sale upstairs from the market!
Who’s buying local in our community, and what are they ordering? Take a look at some of the customers who recently purchased from local farmers and producers through our Market Mobile transparent wholesale distribution service — and get a sneak peek at some of the food on offer this week.
We are looking for three AmeriCorps VISTA members to join our team this summer! Apply for the “Growing and Garden” and “Food Literacy” positions by April 26. Apply for the “Volunteer Coordinator” position by May 25.
It’s the last March Madness Saturday of 2018 at the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market. Enjoy a FREE coffee brew-methods demo and tasting by New Harvest Coffee Roasters. And be sure to turn in your completed farmers market Scavenger Hunt maps by 1pm!
The Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market season of 2017-2018 is nearing its end — the last market is Saturday, April 29th. Now’s the time to get your commemorative tote bag of the season, while supplies last!
Welcome to these great New England farms and producers that have recently begun selling their products to local wholesale buyers across RI and the Boston-metro area through Market Mobile! Meet Lalibela Farm, Maine Sea Salt, Misty Brook Farm, and Vermont Switchel.
In partnership with the New England Dairy & Food Council, RI Farm to School is excited to host the Third Annual Dairy Contest! All RI elementary and middle school students, grades K–8, are invited to submit original artwork or stories that answer the question: Why do RI dairy farmers rock?