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.
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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SCLT is looking for an experienced professional to become our Director of Farmland Access and Education.
New CSA aims to support immigrants’ cultural traditions
Marine veteran thrives in farm apprentice program
CRANSTON, RI—When Jamhal Latimer returned from four years of military service he wasn’t sure what was next. The adjustment period was challenging, and it was during this time of transition he turned to cleaner eating. Having never willingly eaten vegetables in his life, or known the benefit of real nutrition, Latimer’s homemade smoothies created an opening in his life’s path.
Apprentice program grows food and community
By LEIGH VINCOLA/ecoRI News contributor
PROVIDENCE — This growing season the Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) will introduce a farming apprenticeship specifically designed for veterans and minorities. Funded by a grant from the USDA’s Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Program, this is the first opportunity of its kind in the area.
Five questions with: Laura Bozzi
As Farm, Food and Youth Program Director Director for the Southside Community Land Trust, Laura Bozzi knows firsthand what growing food means to children raised in an urban environment.