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Applications accepted for 2020 Farm Apprenticeships

Want to learn about regenerative farming directly from an experienced local farmer?

Apprentices will train full-time at four host farms: City Farm, Foggy Notion Farm, Pat’s Pastured, and Sidewalk Ends Farm.

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SCLT receives 2019 Neighborhood Builders Award

Late last year, Bank of America announced that SCLT was one of two local nonprofit organizations that would receive their 2019 Neighborhood Builders award.

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Southside Community Land Trust gets $600K from feds to help new farmers

CRANSTON – The Southside Community Land Trust has launched a $600,000 federally funded initiative to help beginning farmers access resources, tools and training, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Tuesday.

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URI will offer scholarships in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems beginning in 2020

In a partnership with the University of Rhode Island, the US Department of Agriculture is funding a new scholarship program for youth from populations underrepresented in the sciences who want to pursue Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems studies at the college level.
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We’re hiring a Finance Manager

SCLT’s Finance Manager will be responsible for finance functions, including all budgeting, financial reporting and forecasting.

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Growth opportunity: Urban Edge provides valuable resource for small farmers

In the past, Christina Dedora has held jobs in the corporate world and public sector. Now, she can be found working in fields and greenhouses in Western Cranston – and she wouldn’t have it any other way.

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High school Youth Staff grow, cook and build skills in Providence, Pawtucket and Central Falls

Two weeks into SCLT’s summer youth program, nearly three dozen high school youth are busy learning how to tend, harvest and cook with fresh produce, as well as provide their neighbors with information about nutrition and climate change.

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SCLT profiled in “The Plant-based City”

This article recently appeared in the July issue of Providence Monthly. Photo of Deanna Lockard, Rob Yaffe, and Jon Dille of The Grange taken at Somerset Community Garden by Wolf Matthewson.

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Lessons in urban agriculture at City Farm

(This article was written by Andrea Feldman and appeared in JWU’s Culinary Now blog)

A group of 15 students from Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus, Regis College (Weston, Mass.) and Universidad de Congreso (Mendoza, Argentina) recently toured the Southside Community Land Trust’s City Farm as part of their research into food security and food access.

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Volunteers add trees, plants and whimsical art to Trinity Square

More than 60 volunteers came together on May 4 to create the largest painted street in Rhode Island, as well as to add more greenery to Upper South Providence. The event was Trinity Square Together’s Care for the Square.

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