Tomorrow is the last Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market of the season — thank you to all of our amazing vendors, hardworking team of staff and volunteers, and everyone who came out to support local food since November! Come by tomorrow 9am to 1pm to see your favorite vendors while we’re still under one roof — then keep choosing local all summer long at over 40 outdoor markets across Rhode Island!
Nothing says spring like freshly foraged fiddleheads! Take a peek into Market Mobile each week for a taste of the wide range of restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local food in our community and to see some of the items on offer — like Joe Czajkowski Farm fiddleheads, Our Kids Farm strawberry plants, and American Mussel Harvesters Spring Fling oysters!
Don’t miss this food system news from around our region: The new FINE Campus Dining Report shows New England colleges spend $67.7 Million on local food annually — get the report! The Rhode Island Food Policy Council is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website — featuring a groundbreaking Rhode Island Food Systems metrics dashboard.
Just TWO more Saturdays to go at the largest indoor farmers market in New England! Join us tomorrow for a free beer tasting with Revival Brewing Company! This season’s totes are now on sale for $12 — get your attractive and useful memento from this year’s winter market! Melville Grille makes its last visit to the market for the season tomorrow… read how you can save $1! Plus, don’t miss egg decorating at the Empowerment Factory!
Don’t miss this food system news from around our region: Opening Day for the Thundermist Community Garden in West Warwick is April 20. newportFILM is having a cocktail reception & screening of the film “The Biggest Little Farm” at the Casino Theatre in Newport on April 25. If you’ve ever wondered about what exactly is in the Farm Bill, join the RI Food Policy Council on May 20 to learn more. And calling all proposals for NESAWG’s upcoming “It Takes A Region” conference!
On April 14, our Nutrition Education team had the pleasure of participating in the Providence Children’s Museum “Farm Friends” event for the second year in a row. We had a lot of fun with the children and their families who attended — making seed art together, trying samples of our homemade granola (get the recipe!), and holding a raffle to guess the number of farms in RI!
Take a peek into Market Mobile each week to see some of the locally grown items on offer — like Gazelle Spinach, Swiss Chard, and Rutabaga — and get a taste of the wide range of restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local in our community.
Just THREE more Saturdays to go! Join us for the largest indoor farmers market of its kind in New England Saturdays 9am to 1pm through April 27! It’s time to get your plant starts from Lucayda Farm! Old Friends Farm is back for their final visit of the season. Did you know you can pre-order your juice from Fully Rooted and pick up at the market? Plus, SAVE THE DATE: Revival Brewing Co. beer tasting coming up 4/20!
Don’t miss this food system news from around our region: Usher in gardening season at Southside Community Land Trust’s annual Urban Ag Kick-Off at four Providence locations April 13! Hear Leah Penniman, co-founder of Soul Fire Farm, speak about her work as a food justice activist and her book “Farming While Black” April 24. Hope & Main’s annual Tabletop Show for wholesale buyers is coming up April 25 and will feature 26 of the organization’s member companies, 10 of which are making their debut!
Take a peek into Market Mobile each week to see some of the locally grown items on offer, and get a taste of the wide range of restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local in our community — like the Boathouse restaurant in Tiverton.
Just FOUR more Saturdays to go! Join us for the largest indoor farmers market of its kind in New England Saturdays 9am to 1pm through April 27! Spring has come to the farms of our region. That means the market is beginning to fill up with more spring delicacies and our springtime vendor — Lucayda Farm — is back at the market with their beautiful plant starts!
Let our Harvest Kitchen chefs cater your next business meeting, luncheon, celebration, or other gathering! We’re happy to work with you to customize a menu featuring locally grown and locally made ingredients.
Now through June 30 — support Farm Fresh RI when you enjoy Blue State Coffee’s vibrant café located at 300 Thayer Street in Providence!