In August, Eat Drink RI produced two Town Hall style forums, one with the candidates for governor of Rhode Island moderated by David Dadekian and Wildwood co-owner Jessica Wood, and one with the candidates for mayor of Providence moderated by Dadekian and Easy Entertaining owner Kaitlyn Roberts.
Eat Drink RI along with Sons of Liberty Spirits, Wildwood and Easy Entertaining, the RI Small Business Journal, and the RI Food Policy Council, have put together two Town Hall style forums, one with the candidates for governor of Rhode Island on Wednesday, August 13th, at the Sons of Liberty Spirits Distillery in South Kingstown and one with the candidates for mayor of Providence on Monday, August 18th, at The Café at Easy Entertaining in Providence.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: RI DEM Farm Viability Grants, Providence Storefront Improvement, The Revolving Door
I’ve written twice before about Cluck’s attempts to open an urban farm supply store at 399 Broadway in Providence. Unfortunately, after many months of planning, build-out, stocking the store with inventory and constant persistence from Cluck’s owner Drake Patten, the store has still not been able to open it’s doors. Now, more than ever, in this fight to not only… Read more →
On Tuesday, February 5th, the fifth annual I HEART PROVIDENCE was held at Providence City Hall. This year’s event included a culinary competition with the theme East Side vs. West Side. East Side chefs Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House, Brandy Schwalbe of The Duck & Bunny, and Paul Jalaf of Vanity “battled” against West Side chefs Mike McHugh… Read more →
Now in it’s fifth year, I HEART PROVIDENCE 2013 is hosting a culinary competition at Providence City Hall between East Side chefs Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House, Brandy Schwalbe of The Duck & Bunny, and Paul Jalaf of Vanity versus West Side chefs Mike McHugh of Julians, James Mark of North, and Jonathan Dille of The Grange, a plant-based… Read more →
Note: for the latest news on Cluck! please see this story: The Latest on the Battle for Cluck! Your Help Is Still Needed. Cluck! is a planned urban farm supply business that is trying to establish itself in a lot with a vacant garage at 399 Broadway in Providence. Unfortunately, what seems to be a good retail business, which would bring… Read more →
Food Day will be October 24—in 2011 and in years to come. Food Day seeks to bring together Americans from all walks of life—parents, teachers, and students; health professionals, community organizers, and local officials; chefs, school lunch providers, and eaters of all stripes—to push for healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way. We will work with people around… Read more →
This week Providence Mayor Angel Taveras will be appearing at the new Hartford Avenue Farmers Market and at the Broad Street Farmers Market to help promote healthy eating and cooking. First up, on Wednesday, July 13, Mayor Taveras and Chief of the Division of Agriculture Ken Ayars will be cutting the ribbon to open the new Hartford Avenue Farmers Market… Read more →