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SCLT & the CDL offering youth fun, outdoor jobs this summer

Are you between 14-17 and live in Central Falls or Pawtucket? Are you looking for a fun, outdoor job this summer?

If so, SCLT and the Center for Dynamic Learning are collaborating to offer part-time positions in the following program tracks: Design & Visual Problem Solving; Landscape & Construction; and Youth Agriculture.

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Supporting the farmers who feed us

Two years ago, SCLT received one of the largest grants in its history: nearly $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute for Food and Agriculture, to be spent over three years. The funds would provide training and other support for beginning farmers and help increase the acreage for food production in Rhode Island. SCLT would share funding with several local partners to achieve these objectives.

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High school students invited to apply for summer jobs at SCLT

SCLT has been working in South Providence since 1981 to provide people access to land, education and other resources to enable them to grow their own food. We are actively expanding our work in Central Falls, Pawtucket and Cranston. As a youth staff member, you will help create community food systems where food is affordable, healthy, environmentally sustainable and culturally appealing.

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SCLT seeks new Director of Operations

SCLT is looking for an experienced professional to steward all of our properties including production farms, leased farms, community gardens and buildings.

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Meet our new Director of Farmland Access and Education

Just in time for our busiest season, Sebastian Interlandi joined SCLT as our Director of Farmland Access and Education on March 5.

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Urban Agriculture Kick-off set for April 14

This start-of-the-growing-season event features experts who can answer questions about organic growing and advise you how to maximize your yield from small urban plots, backyard gardens and containers. 

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We’re hiring! Help spread the word

SCLT is looking for an experienced professional to become our Director of Farmland Access and Education.

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A farm is born, and a neighborhood begins to heal

Five high school students knelt over a bucket of garlic seed behind the Salvation Army on Broad Street in Providence. They gathered on a corner lot bordered by littered sidewalks and abandoned houses, getting ready to plant cloves whose bright green shoots will emerge early next spring.

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Artists use SCLT-grown plants to connect people with food and farms

During the growing season gorgeous produce in every hue and shape is artfully displayed in farmers market booths. This fall, vegetables grown by SCLT farmers (and others) became the subject of an artist’s work on view at a Providence gallery.

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Expanding the market for locally grown, specialty produce

Besides offering technical training and affordable land to beginning farmers, in 2017, SCLT pooled immigrant and refugee farmers’ produce and sold it directly to wholesale markets, enabling farmers to add to their skills and reinvest in their businesses.

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