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SCLT granted $100K from UNFI Foundation to address food inequity

By  Providence Business News
PROVIDENCE – The Southside Community Land Trust’s quest to get more food out to the community received a significant financial boost, courtesy of United Natural Foods Inc.
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A South Providence hub supports healthy food for all

Southside Community Land Trust’s 404 Broad Street brings fresh produce and more to the neighborhood
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Local food builds health, community and sustainability

A robust Rhode Island food system would support environmental justice and help mitigate climate change. The current corporate-ruled system is collapsing under the weight of a changing climate, even as the barriers to food equality grow.

reprinted from ecoRINews

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Southside Community Land Trust remains at the forefront of urban farming in Rhode Island

As urban farming continues to expand in response to neighborhood food woes, Southside Community Land Trust’s Good Earth Farm in western Cranston is leading the charge.
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Creative partnerships are helping to reduce hunger in RI

SCLT and other local organizations with overlapping missions have been collaborating in new and creative ways, especially since the start of the pandemic, to support our state’s one in four BIPOC families that still cannot meet their basic food needs.
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‘Social returns’ inspire unusual 404 Broad investment

The Conservation Law Foundation’s Healthy Retail and Commerce Fund offers a new model for social investment
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SCLT’s New Headquarters to Invest in Healthy Food

By Caitlin Faulds, ecoRInews

PROVIDENCE — A multimillion-dollar loan recently granted to Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) is set to improve the availability of healthy and affordable food in CentralFalls, Pawtucket, and South Providence for years to come, according to an SLCT spokesperson.

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Farms across RI got hands-on help from AmeriCorps crew

If you’re a homeowner, you know there’s always something needing to be repaired, rebuilt or replaced. If you run a land trust with 25 properties spread over 77 acres, that to-do list can seem endless.

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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.

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Meet Josselyn, SCLT’s newest Advancement Team member

Josselyn Velásquez-Florián joined SCLT in April 2021 as our new development coordinator, working on donor relations, events, database management, grants and communications.

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