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SCLT in the News

SCLT granted $100K from UNFI Foundation to address food inequity

By  Providence Business News
PROVIDENCE – The Southside Community Land Trust’s quest to get more food out to the community received a significant financial boost, courtesy of United Natural Foods Inc.
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A South Providence hub supports healthy food for all

Southside Community Land Trust’s 404 Broad Street brings fresh produce and more to the neighborhood

By Katarina Dulude, Providence Monthly

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Local food builds health, community and sustainability

A robust Rhode Island food system would support environmental justice and help mitigate climate change. The current corporate-ruled system is collapsing under the weight of a changing climate, even as the barriers to food equality grow.

By Frank Carini, ecoRINews

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Southside Community Land Trust remains at the forefront of urban farming in Rhode Island

As urban farming continues to expand in response to neighborhood food woes, Southside Community Land Trust’s Good Earth Farm in western Cranston is leading the charge.

Ellen Liberman, RI Monthly

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‘Social returns’ inspire unusual 404 Broad investment

The Conservation Law Foundation’s Healthy Retail and Commerce Fund offers a new model for social investment

by Laurie O’Reilly, Conservation Matters

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SCLT’s New Headquarters to Invest in Healthy Food

By Caitlin Faulds, ecoRInews

PROVIDENCE — A multimillion-dollar loan recently granted to Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) is set to improve the availability of healthy and affordable food in CentralFalls, Pawtucket, and South Providence for years to come, according to an SLCT spokesperson.

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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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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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The Plant-based City

The capitol is flourishing – with urban gardens, farmers markets, and locally sourced menus

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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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