Can’t find what you need locally? If you shop online, consider using Amazon Smile to benefit Farm Fresh Rhode Island with every purchase! It’s simple. You shop, Amazon donates.
We are honored to have been nominated for the 2019 Edible Rhody Local Hero Awards — vote for Harvest Kitchen now until 12pm January 5, 2019. We are among such great company. Congratulations to all the other amazing farms, chefs, and organizations nominated this year!
November 24 is Small Business Saturday, and the Pawtucket Wintertime Famers Market is open! Tired of Thanksgiving leftovers yet? Need an activity for the family and holiday guests? Come where the warmth, fun, food, and community is. Take the morning off in the kitchen, and let our prepared food vendors and food trucks do the cooking for you. Get out of the house, meet up with friends, and re-stock your pantry after all that holiday eating — and support local small businesses while you’re at it!
Congratulations to our longtime customer and supporter, Eli’s Kitchen in Warren, RI! We always enjoy watching Chef Eli and his food shine… now we get to watch on The Food Network! Tune in Tuesday, November 27, at 9:00 pm to see Chef Eli push himself to the limit and lay it all on the line for a chance to become the next Chopped champion!
Looking for a place to host your holiday luncheon? Harvest Kitchen has a semi private area that can accommodate up to 10 people. Need something bigger? The entire café is available evenings and weekends and can accommodate up to 50!
AmeriCorps VISTA members have been instrumental in shaping and sustaining our organization since its early days. Our current AmeriCorps VISTA members continue on with that tradition, bringing unmatched energy, enthusiasm, and hard work to our team — not to mention creativity and innovative new ideas for approaching our work. Thank you Rachel, Rose, and Liesl!
From everyone here at Farm Fresh Rhode Island, we would like to wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. We are grateful to you all, who come together as a community around the appreciation of delicious high-quality foods, and the belief that everyone should have access to the local bounty grown, raised, caught, and foraged here in Southern New England.
Join government, academic, business, and community partners January 18 at the third annual Rhode Island Food System Summit as we discuss the implementation of the Rhode Island Food Strategy — and how we can support the food sector and our state into the future. Space is limited, register today!
Know what to expect in your next Veggie Box delivery. Check out this week’s sneak peek!
Saturdays are all about the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market — an indoor celebration of great local eats and community! Join us in the Hope Artiste Village building on Main St in Pawtucket for a truly memorable experience, every Saturday through April. Check out our vendors, market maps, and other happenings in and around the market this week — like a BLOOD DRIVE by the RI Blood Center.
Take a peek into Market Mobile. See a few of the many restaurants, grocers, institutions, and other businesses that purchased from local farmers and producers this week, and check out some of the local food on offer like dried lavender from Sanctuary Herbs of Providence.
The Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market is the largest of its kind in New England. Read this farmers market spotlight by guest contributor Vince Ferraiuolo to hear about his experience on opening day at the market.
Our current training classes are going great! Both our morning and evening sessions have now gone through the phase of curriculum geared around recipe development. They also have competed in a Mystery Basket Cooking Competition.
Johnson & Wales University (JWU), Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Farm Fresh RI will share a 2018 New England Food Vision Prize, a $250,000 award from the Henry P. Kendall Foundation, to encourage colleges and universities to increase the amount of regionally produced food on campus menus.