Celebrate and serve Autumn’s delicious flavors with us! Harvest of the Month is our local food promotion campaign that promotes locally grown food each season in school cafeterias and meal sites. The program is a great opportunity to celebrate local foods, expose eaters to new produce and recipes, and support local farmers in the community.
Join us Thursday, 8/1, 3:30-7pm for a fun-filled farmers market featuring a Beer Garden powered by Troop, kid activities by the Providence Children’s Museum, and special “West Side Thursdays” disgruntled country-rock-punk concert by The Horse Eyed Men!
Check out Market Mobile for a taste of the wide range of restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local food in our community — like Al Forno! And see some of the items on offer from local farmers and makers such as scallops, ground cherries, and celery!
Hear from Southside Community Land Trust about its summer youth program — now partnering with Harvest Kitchen and Groundwork Rhode Island to deliver rich experiences for underserved youth in Pawtucket and Central Falls, thanks to the Governor’s Workforce Board and other agencies.
The Rhode Island Food Policy Council has opened its 2020 legislative survey! Answers to this survey will play an important role in forming the Council’s 2020 legislative plans. The survey will be open through mid-September. Please take 5 minutes now to fill it out. Your input is vital when it comes to improving our food system!
Eat delicious wood-fired pizza from Flatbread Company Providence anytime 5pm through 9pm on Tuesday, July 30th, and the generous folks at Flatbread will donate a percentage of pizza sales to our Nutrition Education and Bonus Bucks programs! Tell all your friends that Tuesday 7/30 is PIZZA NIGHT!
Check out Market Mobile for a taste of the wide range of restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local food in our community. And see some of the items on offer from local farmers and makers — like Butter & Sugar corn from Confreda Greenhouses & Farms!
Join us for a week of bike-related fun for all ages at Farm Fresh RI farmers markets in Providence, Pawtucket, and Central Falls beginning July 22 — including a group bicycle ride to the Armory Market Thursday July 25 with Providence’s Mayor Elorza!
Greater Providence has so many great farmers markets in summer and fall — in fact there are markets four days a week, ranging in size and flavor. (Much thanks to The Providence Healthy Communities Office for their support!)
Armory Market is open rain or shine! Join us on Providence’s West End for an afternoon treat, or dinner and groceries on your way home from work. Bring the dog! Bring the whole family! Add a little fun to your week 3:30 – 7:00pm (or dusk) every Thursday through October! Armory Market is where community gathers in the park.
Check out Market Mobile for a taste of the wide range of restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local food in our community — like Seven Stars Bakery. And see some of the items on offer from local farmers and makers, like blueberries from Schartner Farms!
Read more about our Harvest Kitchen program — featured by the Rhode Island Food Policy Council — and learn how this program directly impacts RI local food markets by creating new value-added products from produce grown on RI farms and selling them at farmers markets, the Harvest Kitchen Café, and other retail locations.
Read more about our Bonus Bucks nutrition incentives program — doubling the spending power for SNAP shoppers at a growing number of farmers markets across Rhode Island.
Join us Thursday, July 11, 3:30-7pm for a fun-filled farmers market featuring a Beer Garden powered by Troop and special concert by Sidy Maïga and Afrimanding — bringing the sounds of traditional Malian percussion together with cross-cultural fusion for an electrifying experience.