Can’t get to the farmers market or farm stand? Need something they don’t carry at your local mom & pop? Shop at any RI Whole Foods Market on Thursday, July 26 — and they will donate 5% of the store’s net sales in support of Farm Fresh Rhode Island!
The Downtown Farmers Market in Providence takes place on Washington St in Kennedy Plaza every Tuesday, 3–6pm, through October 30! In addition to local farms and food trucks, the market features our Healthy Foods, Healthy Families programming in English and Spanish, plus weekly family-friendly activities at the Imagination Center by Kidoinfo — brought to you in partnership with the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy. Check out all the fun that’s in store!
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Who’s buying local in our community, and what are they ordering? Take a look at a few of the customers who just purchased from local farmers and producers through Market Mobile, and get a sneak peek at some of the local food on offer this week like green tomatoes from Our Kids Farm in Exeter, RI!
Don’t miss this food system news from around our region: Tuesday, July 17, is a Sustainable Seafood Meetup at Pilotworks Providence! Register your business for the upcoming Meet the Buyer Event & Trade Show by July 27. And secure your spot at The Food Project’s Summer Institute coming up in August.
It’s finally harvest season! Our Harvest Kitchen production crew is in full swing with this year’s first batch of dill pickles!
The Northeast Farm to School Institute is a unique year-long professional learning opportunity for schools across New England and New York, and brings together teachers, administrators, school nutrition professionals, school nurses, parents, community members, and others during an intensive three-day retreat.
Attention Providence area residents! Groundwork Rhode Island is now running Harvest Cycle, a year-round community-powered compost pickup service that collects food scraps from your home and brings them to local farms and community gardens!
It’s all about a good apple. Steere Orchard is an institution in Rhode Island and Jim Steere and his son, John, have constantly evolved farm operations to keep it that way. Read this farmer spotlight by guest contributor Kanoelani Pilobello to learn more about this Apple Valley favorite.
Jerk Roasted Cauliflower is one of our seasonal specials at the Harvest Kitchen Local-Foods Café in downtown Pawtucket. Now you can make it at home with this simple recipe from Chef Sean. Missed local cauliflower season? No problem. Use the marinade in this recipe with your favorite vegetable of the season — or with protein like chicken, pork, firm tofu, or a firmer white fish — which would be great on the grill.
Who’s buying local in our community, and what are they ordering? Take a look at a few of the customers who just purchased from local farmers and producers through Market Mobile, and get a sneak peek at some of the local food on offer this week like these sugar snap peas from Big Train Farm in N. Scituate, RI!
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Don’t miss this food system news from around our region: A new, one-of-a-kind cookbook is here! Simmering the Sea: Diversifying Cookery to Sustain our Fisheries was produced in partnership between URI, Eating with the Ecosystem, and JWU College of Culinary Arts. Food to Institution New England reports on New England’s score in the Union of Concerned Scientists’ 50-State Food System Review. Plus, save the date and register for Where Women Gather, a celebration of women in agriculture conference & symposium coming up this fall.
Have you seen the gorgeous new summer issue of Edible Rhody magazine yet? We are so proud of the Local Food Fest at Castle Hill Inn — and thrilled to see it featured in such a beautiful way! Get your tickets today for our favorite foodie event of the season, coming up August 14th!