(401) 273-9419
sclt@southsideclt.org

urban agriculture

‘Social returns’ inspire unusual 404 Broad investment

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.

Read more

Join us as our new Events Coordinator

Do you have event-planning experience, plus great organizational, customer service and problem-solving skills?

Read more

Saturday youth jobs now offered in Providence & Pawtucket

We’re adding on to our fall Youth Program this year! Young people between 14-24 are invited to apply for Saturday jobs located at SCLT urban farms in Providence and Pawtucket.

Read more

Two grants from American Farmland Trust will benefit RI farmers

This spring, the American Farmland Trust awarded SCLT a $5,000 grant toward the purchase of The Good Earth Farm in Cranston and awarded a $5,000 grant to farmers Teo and Margarita Martinez, whose business is located at Urban Edge Farm.

Read more

Applications available for two TerraCorps positions

After a successful initial year, SCLT will again host two TerraCorps service staff “members” from this coming August to July, 2022.

Read more

The future looks good for new farmers in RI

In 2021, SCLT will be offering increasing support for local farmers, expanding access to farmland and improving our ability to distribute healthy food, particularly in local Black and Brown communities.

Read more

Growing food helps SCLT’s new garden associate hold onto her roots

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. 

Read more

We’re collecting soil samples for testing – send us yours

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.

Read more

URI will offer scholarships in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems beginning in 2020

In a partnership with the University of Rhode Island, the US Department of Agriculture is funding a new scholarship program for youth from populations underrepresented in the sciences who want to pursue Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems studies at the college level.
Read more

High school Youth Staff grow, cook and build skills in Providence, Pawtucket and Central Falls

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.

Read more