After participating in the Taste of Trinity event held at Southside Community Land Trust’s headquarters in early April, Eric Mercado, community activist and owner of Southside Smoothie, recently revisited the Healthy Food Hub at 404 Broad Street to learn more about our operations.
New headquarters wins historic preservation award
Unless you’ve lived in Providence for a long, long time, you probably wouldn’t know that our newly renovated building at 404 Broad Street started out as a livery, where neighbors stored their horses and carriages.
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
By Katarina Dulude, Providence Monthly
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.
By Frank Carini, ecoRINews
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.
Ellen Liberman, RI Monthly
‘Social returns’ inspire unusual 404 Broad investment
The Conservation Law Foundation’s Healthy Retail and Commerce Fund offers a new model for social investment
by Laurie O’Reilly, Conservation Matters