Growth opportunity: Urban Edge provides valuable resource for small farmers

Gov. Gina Raimondo, DEM Director Janet Coit and others visited Urban Edge Farm on Aug. 6 to tour its various operations and learn more about its role in local agriculture.

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SCLT profiled in “The Plant-based City”

Providence Monthly recently sent reporter Robert Isenberg around town to profile SCLT and other local organizations and businesses that are leading the way to a healthy, green future.

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Lessons in urban agriculture at City Farm

Fifteen students from Johnson & Wales, Regis College and Universidad de Congreso in Argentina recently toured City Farm as part of their research into food security and food access.

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DEM promotes growth of local farm economy with latest grant awards

A total of $276,614 will be invested to support specialty crop production and sales in Rhode Island.

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City Farm: How an urban farm’s compost reflects its commitment to community

City Farm has built relationships with various people and organizations in or near Providence who help provide them with leftover materials to build up their compost. Here’s a look at…

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Women in Action: As head of Southside Community Land Trust, Margaret DeVos leads a growing revolution

In the heart of one of the state’s poorest neighborhoods, a green revolution is underway. For Margaret DeVos these rundown blocks represent a land of opportunity. For organic farming, no…

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Pawtucket/Central Falls HEZ celebrates success

The Pawtucket/Central Falls Health Equity Zone held a farm-to-table dinner on Sept. 26 to release its report to the community. Among the speakers was SCLT's Johny Ramos, a Pawtucket native…

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Harvesting Hope: Gracie’s Chef Matt Varga on Growing RI’s Food Systems

This year’s Harvesting Hope fundraiser to benefit the Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) will feature a menu designed by Gracie’s executive chef Matt Varga '05 that will draw almost exclusively…

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Pulp Fiction

Visit the Rhode Island seashore, stumble on some Japanese knotweed, and you’ll probably label it as a nuisance. Pawtucket artist and SCLT community partner May Babcock sees the invasive species…

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The Manton Avenue Project Teaches Kids to Tell Their Own Stories

City Farm was a big source of inspiration. Alix tasted citrusy cilantro and spinach at the urban oasis, and she’s using the plants as characters in her play. Rudy met…

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