Jazzmen Lee-Johnson had been interested in food growing, food as self-care and cooking long before she created the graphic novel cookbook, Things We Share.
Like many refugees who arrive in Providence, Bishnu Poudel was eager to obtain a plot in one of SCLT’s community gardens. Soon, she began growing the vegetables she and her family were used to eating in Nepal, and before that, Bhutan, as well as socializing and networking with refugees from three continents.
This summer, SCLT was selected as the design/build client for DownCity Design’s Summer Design Studios.
SCLT staff adapt programs to expand food access, ensure farmer safety in wake of COVID-19
The lab SCLT sends soil samples to has reopened, so staff are able to collect samples again. The first batch will be sent May 8.
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.
Women in Action: As head of Southside Community Land Trust, Margaret DeVos leads a growing revolution
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — I recently went on a walking tour of a sliver of South Providence known as Trinity Square. We went past Amos House and the Salvation Army. Past family homes and a block full of abandoned ones in the Barbara Jordan II development complex.