The Northern RI Conservation District’s Annual Seedling Sale is running now through April 24. Purchases help to support conservation programs throughout Providence County.
“Let food be thy medicine.”
This adage is attributed to the ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates, often referred to as the father of Western medicine. However, today the advice is deeply neglected, although it could solve many of the diet-related health inequities we face in our communities.
Construction started in mid-October at 404 Broad Street in Providence, with plans to move into the facility in July, 2021.
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.
“One of my earliest memories is digging up potatoes with my grandmother,” recalls Chandelle Wilson, who became SCLT’s education programs manager in June.
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.