In 2021, SCLT will be offering increasing support for local farmers, expanding access to farmland and improving our ability to distribute healthy food, particularly in local Black and Brown communities.
This year, a generous donor is funding a dollar-for-dollar match towards the purchase of The Good Earth Farm in western Cranston.
SCLT staff adapt programs to expand food access, ensure farmer safety in wake of COVID-19
In the past year, SCLT laid the groundwork for a capital campaign–the GROW! Campaign–to renovate a building at 404 Broad Street in Providence’s Upper South Side. It will house our offices, a produce processing facility, a Youth Entrepreneurship Center and three leasable spaces for food businesses.
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announced today the award of $276,614 in farm viability grants to seven Rhode Island-based groups working to support local agriculture;