Farm to school feeds the soul! That’s just one of the reasons our RI Farm to School team is excited to meet up with other food service professionals, farmers, educators, students, nonprofits and government agencies, public health professionals, and more for three days of learning, networking, and movement building at the 9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference!
We are proud to be with Gov. Gina Raimondo and RI DEM Director Coit, along with folks from WaterFire Arts Center, Paul Cuffee Charter School, and other grant recipients at the the Steel Yard industrial art studios in Providence — celebrating RI’s plans …
Who’s buying local in our community, and what are they ordering? Here are just a couple of the many customers who recently purchased fresh food from local farms through our Market Mobile transparent wholesale distribution service — plus a sneak peek at some of the top-selling items this week.
This Saturday at the largest indoor farmers market in New England: Get everything you need for the big game! Save on Meadow Stone Farm cheese, read great local game-day recipes from Edible Rhody, football-themed treats from Jack’s Snacks, and more!
Don’t miss these items in local food and agriculture news from around our region. This week, read topics from the RI Food Policy Council, Pawtucket Central Falls Development, and Eating with the Ecosystem’s School of Fish at Hope & Main in Warren, RI.
Get excited for fresh, local seafood! We’ve partnered with Red’s Best Seafood to bring you fresh, local, sustainably-caught fish through our Market Mobile distribution service! Now you can order amazing seafood on Tuesday by noon for delivery on Thursday!
Our Harvest Kitchen trainees were proud to help out at the Agnes Little Elementary School in Pawtucket recently — serving over 200 students, parents, and teachers at a Homework Diners session. The shared meal was a shining example of how this innovative program brings key players together to collaborate on completing homework and increasing academic success.
Who’s buying local in our community? Here are just a couple of the many customers who ordered fresh food from local farms on Market Mobile this week.
Students at Mt. Pleasant High School in Providence participated in a food literacy lesson and local cafeteria tasting in January. Students in the Teacher Academy presented the lesson to their peers to raise awareness about the story of the food we eat and how food systems play a part of our daily lives.
Are you a farm or fisher in Rhode Island offering a CSA or CFA in 2018? We’d like to know so we can help share your information with potential customers! PLEASE LET US KNOW BY FEBRUARY 6, 2018.
This Saturday at the largest indoor farmers market in New England: What would you like in your Saturday morning crepes? Shop to tunes from local musicians Dylan Block-Harley and The Thread City String Band! Plus meet folks from visiting civic groups: Providence Children’s Film Festival and the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at Brown University.
Don’t miss these items in local food and agriculture news from around our region. This week, read topics from Farm to Institution New England, Northeast Organic Farming Association of RI, and The Food Project.
Last week in the Harvest Kitchen culinary training program, we launched our Top Chef Competition — challenging our trainees with an intensive week-long project. Now check in to see how our inspirational team of budding youth chefs did!
As a small nonprofit, our work would be impossible without the generosity and dedication of our amazing team of volunteers. This could be you! This month, we have a wide variety of opportunities for helping out at your local food hub. Join us for some fresh food fun!