Late last year, Bank of America announced that SCLT was one of two local nonprofit organizations that would receive their 2019 Neighborhood Builders award.
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.
URI will offer scholarships in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems beginning in 2020
We’re hiring a Finance Manager
SCLT’s Finance Director will be responsible for finance functions, including all budgeting, financial reporting and forecasting.
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.
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.
The Plant-based City
The capitol is flourishing – with urban gardens, farmers markets, and locally sourced menus
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.
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.
Step back and learn the shared history of our land
The Young Farmer Network, an informal group of farmers in Southeastern New England, works to bridge knowledge gaps and battle the isolation and burn-out of farm work with workshops, social gatherings and farm tours.