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Urban Edge Farm

Farmland available at Urban Edge Farm

SCLT is opening up more acreage for small-scale farmers this year at Urban Edge Farm (UEF).

If you’re interested in growing food in an area ranging from ½-to-2 acres this might be the place for you. UEF is located 10 miles west of Providence on the Cranston-Johnston line, at 25 Pippin Orchard Road. It is a 50-acre parcel of fields and forest owned by the State of RI and managed under a long-term lease by SCLT. If you wish to be considered as a tenant at UEF in 2019, please complete this application form.

For more information, please contact Sebastian Interlandi at 401-273-9419, or sebastian@southsideclt.org

Applications must be received on or before Feb. 15.

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