SCLT and other local organizations with overlapping missions have been collaborating in new and creative ways, especially since the start of the pandemic, to support our state’s one in four families that still cannot meet their basic food needs.
A creative and significant loan brokered by the Conservation Law Foundation to support SCLT’s GROW! Campaign [for $2.158 M] was profiled in CLF’s newsletter, Conservation Matters. We are reprinting it here to bring attention to it with the hope that it will lead to other, similar partnerships.
Construction started in mid-October at 404 Broad Street in Providence, with plans to move into the facility in July, 2021.
This year, a generous donor is funding a dollar-for-dollar match towards the purchase of The Good Earth Farm in western Cranston.
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.