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New CSA aims to support immigrants’ cultural traditions

This year, a new CSA named Sanctuary Herbs of Providence was formed, specializing in tea blends and medicinal herbs.
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Marine veteran thrives in farm apprentice program

CRANSTON, RI—When Jamhal Latimer returned from four years of military service he wasn’t sure what was next. The adjustment period was challenging, and it was during this time of transition he turned to cleaner eating. Having never willingly eaten vegetables in his life, or known the benefit of real nutrition, Latimer’s homemade smoothies created an opening in his life’s path.

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Apprentice program grows food and community

By LEIGH VINCOLA/ecoRI News contributor

PROVIDENCE — This growing season the Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) will introduce a farming apprenticeship specifically designed for veterans and minorities. Funded by a grant from the USDA’s Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Program, this is the first opportunity of its kind in the area.

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Five questions with: Laura Bozzi

As Farm, Food and Youth Program Director Director for the Southside Community Land Trust, Laura Bozzi knows firsthand what growing food means to children raised in an urban environment.

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