Community garden will grow in Central Falls

CENTRAL FALLS – The Garfield Street park next year will become the home of the city's first community garden, which officials say will provide urban agriculture and will help the…

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Nonprofit awarded nearly $600k to help beginning farmers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)—A nonprofit in Providence has been awarded nearly $600,000 in federal funding to help expand training opportunities for beginning farmers and ranchers throughout Rhode Island. The state's congressional…

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Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood welcomes new urban farm

By ALEX BRAUNSTEIN A new urban farm in Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood opens today. It’s the fifth urban farm created by the nonprofit Southside Community Land Trust. The land trust has…

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Apprentice program grows food and community

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…

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SCLT’s Rare & Unusual Plant Sale

SCLT's annual Rare & Unusual Plant Sale takes place at City Farm, at the corner of Dudley and Clifford Streets in Providence's South Side. SCLT members* can come an hour…

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New farming apprenticeship being offered

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…

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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.

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