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DownCity Design project brings youth and seniors together to garden

This summer, SCLT was selected as the design/build client for DownCity Design’s Summer Design Studios.

Raffini, SCLT’s youth programs director, responded to the call for a raised garden bed “that would bring joy to seniors” at the St. Martin de Porres Senior Center in Providence.

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Welcome Chandelle Wilson, our new Education Programs Manager

“One of my earliest memories is digging up potatoes with my grandmother,” recalls Chandelle Wilson, who became SCLT’s education programs manager in June.

Growing up in Lower South Providence, she says she has been aware of SCLT for as long as she can remember. Maybe it’s not too surprising, then, that she found her way onto our staff.

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Partnership expands possibilities for farmers in Western Cranston

Starting last year, SCLT staff began nurturing a business relationship with the owners of The Good Earth Organic Farm and Gardening Center, in rural Western Cranston.

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Join our staff as a TerraCorps Member

This spring, SCLT was chosen to host two stipended service staff, known as Members, by the Massachusetts-based land conservation organization TerraCorps. TerraCorps was formed in 2008 based on the national AmeriCorps model. Members’ purpose is to help build the long-term capacity of each service site.

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Hiring is open for youth summer jobs

SCLT is  offering 6-week jobs for youth in Providence and Pawtucket this summer that will focus on farming, cooking, teaching and community organizing.

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Pandemic focuses public’s attention on diet-related health disparities

SCLT staff adapt programs to expand food access, ensure farmer safety in wake of COVID-19

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Hope Street Farmers Market Reopens!

PLEASE READ: While Providence parks are closed, the market will be held in the outdoor courtyard at Hope Artiste Village (1005 Main St., Pawtucket) rather than at Lippitt Park.

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Yes, it’s happening!

Right now, City Farm staff are in the greenhouse seeding thousands of your favorite vegetable, herb and fruit starts to be ready for the 2020 Plant Sale. 

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Covid-19 brings changes to this year’s Urban Agriculture Kick-off

To keep SCLT members and staff safe, we’re making adjustments to this year’s Urban Agriculture Kick-off, beginning Saturday, April 4.

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We’re hiring in our garden management and youth programs

SCLT is hiring two support professionals this spring to work in our Youth Program and in Garden Management.

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