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Open House for Seekonk Farmland to Lease

Farmers looking for land to lease are invited to an open house this Sunday, April 15, from 1-3 pm. The 2.5-acre property is located at 540 Prospect Street in Seekonk. If you’re unable to attend the open house but would like to see the property, please contact sebastian@southsideclt.org or 401-273-9419 ext. 105. For more information, download this RFP.

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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. Get your free non-GMO, organic and heirloom vegetable, herb and flower seeds, plus low-cost organic fertilizer.

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Seeking Farm Apprentices for 2018 season

Interested in learning about bio-intensive farming directly from a knowledgeable, local, small-scale farmer?

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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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Farmland Access Connecting Farmers and Landowners

For years Kathan Teepe had been looking for farmland where she could raise vegetables to sell through her own CSA, and cultivate flowers for extra income.

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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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Pawtucket/Central Falls HEZ celebrates success

PAWTUCKET – Talk about a truly “good news” story. To celebrate its report to the community and to highlight the successes of the past year, the Pawtucket/Central Falls Health Equity Zone held a farm to table dinner at the Hope Artiste Village on Sept. 26.

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