Yesterday was make-your-own sushi day with our trainees in the kitchen — take a look at their delicious creations! Plus a big thank you to Lily from Lily’s Ladle for the collaboration with Veggie Box on her terrific cooking demo recently. Check out the recipe for her Moroccan-inspired soup!
Our Farmers Markets team has been working hard to plan our upcoming outdoor farmers market season. We are very excited to share this year’s beautiful poster design with you — illustrated by local artist Melissa Meyer! Plus, apply to table at one of our markets, and calling all food trucks interested in selling at Slater Park this summer!
Our Nutrition Education Manager, Mikayla Anthes, and Program Coordinator, Onelissa Martinez, have been at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, this week for the 2018 National Farm to Cafeteria Conference!
Tomorrow is the LAST SATURDAY OF THE SEASON at the largest indoor farmers market in New England! Come shop 9am to 1pm, while we’re still all under one roof! Sweet + Salty Farm will be back with us for the last market day. Visiting groups Paws Watch and Davis Massage Therapy will be with us, along with local musicians Hope Tunnel and Joe & Shelly. Plus, a correction from last week: local children’s book author Mark Binder’s Spring Sale is upstairs tomorrow!
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 service, and get a sneak peek at some of the local food on offer this week like these beautiful handcrafted rugelah from Hope & Main producer Just Like Nana’s.
Don’t miss this food system news from around our region: We’re looking for food trucks interested in selling at the Slater Park farmers market this summer. Social Enterprise Greenhouse invites you to celebrate three years of the SEG Hub. Register for the US Food Waste Summit in Boston. And don’t miss the Red Carpet Premiere for Harvesting Rhode Island April 25th!
Some of our trainees recently toured the Johnson & Wales University Culinary Arts building as part of our curriculum to explore career opportunities and post-secondary possibilities. For many of our youth, this was truly an eye-opening experience — and a valuable step in starting to envision what their bright future might look like!
There are just TWO Saturdays left this season at the largest indoor farmers market in New England. Tomorrow, come visit your favorite vendors while they’re still all under one roof! Donate blood to the RI Blood Center outside the market. Visit local children’s book author Mark Binder’s Spring Sale upstairs. Buy compost from Earth Appliance Organics. And complete this season’s farmers market Customer Survey for a chance to win $50!
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 service — like FARE WELL in Boston, MA — and get a sneak peek at some of the local food on offer this week.
There are just THREE Saturdays left this season at the largest indoor farmers market in New England! Tomorrow, meet special guest Caroline Pam from Kitchen Garden Farm — and taste their delicious srirachas and salsas. Plus be sure to stop by Four Town Farm’s table in the Yellow Hallway on their farewell day at this season’s 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 service — and get a sneak peek at some of the food on offer this week, like free-range goose and chicken eggs from PV Farm Stand on sale!
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 …