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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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Local artist combines stories and recipes in Things We Share

Jazzmen Lee-Johnson had been interested in food growing, food as self-care and cooking long before she created the graphic novel cookbook, Things We Share.

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Pandemic focuses public’s attention on diet-related health disparities

SCLT staff adapt programs to expand food access, ensure farmer safety in wake of COVID-19

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The Plant-based City

The capitol is flourishing – with urban gardens, farmers markets, and locally sourced menus

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Farewell to Jerome Charleus

SCLT lost a knowledgeable gardener, partner in our food growing community and wonderful friend of the organization when Jerome Charleus passed away on Dec. 7. He will be missed by many.

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Campaign positions SCLT as an ‘important community resource’

In the past year, SCLT laid the groundwork for a capital campaign–the GROW! Campaign–to renovate a building at 404 Broad Street in Providence’s Upper South Side. It will house our offices, a produce processing facility, a Youth Entrepreneurship Center and three leasable spaces for food businesses.

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Women in Action: As head of Southside Community Land Trust, Margaret DeVos leads a growing revolution

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — I recently went on a walking tour of a sliver of South Providence known as Trinity Square. We went past Amos House and the Salvation Army. Past family homes and a block full of abandoned ones in the Barbara Jordan II development complex.

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SCLT, Central Falls Mayor open new community garden

Late Monday morning, Central Falls residents, public health advocates and community leaders gathered for a ribbon cutting at the city’s new Garfield Park Community Garden at 128 Garfield Street.

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SCLT provides fertile ground for local students and researchers

On a cold April day, Matt Lovecchio tends to seedlings in the warmth of City Farm’s greenhouse. He first came to SCLT in 2016 as a Providence College intern and has continued as a volunteer here ever since.

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We’re hiring! Help spread the word

SCLT is looking for an experienced professional to become our Director of Farmland Access and Education.

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