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Southside Community Land Trust

Local artist combines stories and recipes in Things We Share

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. But the idea began to take shape after working with food insecure youth and refugee communities in Providence, which gave the project a purpose: to address food access and to celebrate cultural traditions around food and medicine.

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Welcome Chandelle Wilson, our new education programs manager

“One of my earliest memories is digging up potatoes with my grandmother,” recalls Chandelle Wilson, who became SCLT’s education programs manager in June.

Growing up in Lower South Providence, she says she has been aware of SCLT for as long as she can remember. Maybe it’s not too surprising, then, that she found her way onto our staff.

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Yes, it’s happening!

Right now, City Farm staff are in the greenhouse seeding thousands of your favorite vegetable, herb and fruit starts to be ready for the 2020 Plant Sale. 

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SCLT receives 2019 Neighborhood Builders Award

Late last year, Bank of America announced that SCLT was one of two local nonprofit organizations that would receive their 2019 Neighborhood Builders award.

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We’re hiring a Finance Manager

SCLT’s Finance Manager will be responsible for finance functions, including all budgeting, financial reporting and forecasting.

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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.

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Looking for a part-time summer job in Providence?

SCLT is accepting applications for our Summer Youth Employment Program in Providence. Deadline is May 3.

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AmeriCorps brings its A game to RI

AmeriCorps sent a 10-member crew to help maintain and rebuild several SCLT properties at the end of the summer. During their three and a half weeks, they may not have moved heaven, but they moved plenty of earth. And rocks. And tree stumps.

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SCLT seeks new Director of Operations

SCLT is looking for an experienced professional to steward all of our properties including production farms, leased farms, community gardens and buildings.

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Meet our new Director of Farmland Access and Education

Just in time for our busiest season, Sebastian Interlandi joined SCLT as our Director of Farmland Access and Education on March 5.

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