The temperatures are dropping again, but it’s warm and delicious with us Saturdays 9am-1pm at the Winter Market in Pawtucket. Shop for fresh, local foods — and make sure to take lots of snack breaks! There are many prepared food vendors inside the market and food trucks right out front! Plus, enjoy music by The King’s Buskateers and the Patty & Buster Show!
Christina and Cheryl of Sanctuary Herbs of Providence have applied for a FedEx Small Business Grant and would really appreciate you voting for their wonderful herb and tea company.
Are you an artist? We may have a project for you! We are looking for a local artist who will create a new design (or repurpose an applicable existing one) for use in promoting and celebrating Farm Fresh RI’s eight outdoor farmers markets this summertime season!
Check out our Market Mobile wholesale service to see some of the restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local food in our community this week. And get a taste of some items on offer from local farmers and makers — like Blue Oyster Mushrooms from Moonstone Mushrooms in Charlestown, RI!
This week at the Winter Market in Pawtucket, don’t miss your LAST CHANCE to win our Mardi Gras-themed raffle to benefit RI Farm to School! For just a $5 ticket, you could win a large assortment of great prizes — from dinner for two at The Royal Bobcat to a bottle of Thomas Tew rum for making hurricanes and local meats for your jambalaya and Gumbo! Market runs 9am-1pm. Raffle winner drawing at noon!
Don’t miss this food system news from around our region: Hear from both The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition as well as the Farmers Market Coalition about the President’s proposed budget cuts and how they will negatively impact farmers as well as people living with food insecurity in our community. And in happier news, learn about the Free Tree Program in the city of Pawtucket, thanks to Groundwork Rhode Island’s work to build climate-safe neighborhoods.
Congratulations to the *edible Rhody* 2020 Local Hero Award Winners — all of whom are doing great things in our local food system! Special shout-outs to long-time Market Mobile customers BRIX and Newport Wine Cellar, plus Farm Fresh fiscal sponsee Hope’s Harvest!
U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien visited Harvest Kitchen in Pawtucket to talk about the devastating impact that funding cuts in President Trump’s budget would have for small businesses and communities like Pawtucket.
Check out our Market Mobile wholesale service to see some of the restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local food in our community this week. And get a taste of some items on offer from local farmers and makers — like Kelp Slaw from Atlantic Sea Farms!
Try out the new entrance to the building from the back, by the big parking lot on Esten Ave. Indie Cycle will be collecting your electronic waste for recycling outside the market on Main Street. The Empowerment Factory hosts free art workshops for kids. Rhed’s has a new sauce — Citra! Local music with Jay Proctor and Me & Ukelele. Mardi Gras raffle to support RI Farm to School!
If you’ve been to visit Harvest Kitchen at our Winter Market in Pawtucket recently, you may have noticed some new faces! Next time you’re at the market, we hope you’ll stop by and give our new folks a warm welcome!
Check out our Market Mobile wholesale service to get a taste of some items on offer from local farmers and makers this week. Plus, see some of the restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local food in our community—like Farmacy Herbs in Providence!
The Farm Fresh Winter Market in Pawtucket is open 9am-1pm every Saturday through April 25! Tomorrow: A $5 ticket is your chance to win a prize-packed basket of Mardi Gras themed goodies — including masks, beads, food and drink like Thomas Tew rum and dinner for two at the new Royal Bobcat restaurant in Providence! Plus, raffle ticket sales directly support RI Farm to School!
Sheri Griffin, Co-Executive Director of Farm Fresh Rhode Island, will be keynote speaker at the Northeast Organic Farming Association of RI (NOFA/RI) Winter Conference. The full-day event boasts workshops in sustainable and organic farm, garden and food topics and has something for everyone.