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?
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!
Know what to expect in your next Veggie Box delivery. Check out this week’s sneak peek!
It’s March Madness! Every Saturday in March, enjoy FREE events at the farmers market. This Saturday, the African Alliance of Rhode Island will be offering a ceramics demo, cooking demo, and tasting!
We’re excited to extend a warm welcome to a number of farms and producers that have recently begun selling their New-England-grown products to local wholesale buyers through Market Mobile! Meet Butterworks Farm, Life Force Farm, Misty Meadows Farm, Still Thyme Soda, and Tarr Family Farm.
Tired of winter? Try our cranberry-blueberry muffin recipe for a sweet-tart berry flavor that’ll transport you to warmer weather. We make baked goods from scratch daily in our kitchen in downtown Pawtucket. Now you can make some at home!
On Friday, March 1, we worked together with the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition and Aramark Food Service Director, Josh Brochu, at Narragansett Elementary School to bring a new and delicious way of learning and healthy eating to this Rhode Island school community.
In partnership with Southside Community Land Trust and The Plant Based Professional, The Empowerment Factory will offer free healthy cooking demos with tips, tricks, and tasty treats at 10am, 11am, and 12-noon during the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market tomorrow.
It’s March Madness! Every Saturday in March, enjoy FREE events at the farmers market. This Saturday, local producers from Hope & Main culinary incubator will be offering a cooking demo and tasting!
Over the past two weeks, our trainees have been learning about food safety, culinary equipment use, baking measurements, cooking terminology, knife skills, cooking essentials, and how to follow recipes correctly. Now they will spend just a few more weeks getting familiar with the structure and expectations of the kitchen.
It’s AmeriCorps Week! We’re so grateful for the AmeriCorps VISTA members who serve with us. They’re an integral part of our work and our team. We couldn’t do it without you Ashley, Rachel, Taylor, and Tyler!
Want to get a jump on Easter, or just enjoy high quality pork? Reserve a locally raised ham from Blackbird Farm in Smithfield, RI, now and pick it up March 27 or March 28. Choose from one of our convenient pickup locations near you.
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, like these “Occupied Pickles” from Backyard Food Company.
After five wonderful weeks in six different early childcare classrooms in Rhode Island, our Farm to School team celebrated the successful series with a “season your own local popcorn” celebration with students and parents!