This year, a new CSA named Sanctuary Herbs of Providence was formed, specializing in tea blends and medicinal herbs.
How the Plant Sale has nurtured RI’s urban agriculture movement
“A few years ago nobody knew about urban agriculture,” says Roberta Groch, an SCLT board member who is also an urban planner for the state. “But, slowly we started incorporating it into the zoning in Providence and in other communities. And now it’s up at the State House, it’s in the Comprehensive Plan and in state regulations.