Scouting for Food 2014

RI DEM News Release: Seven Indoor Winter Farmers’ Markets Throughout the State Offer Rhode Islanders a Wide Variety of Local Products

Rhode Islanders now have seven winter farmers’ markets available throughout the state where they can purchase a wide variety of locally-grown and produced products. The Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture and partners are helping to sponsor the indoor farmers’ markets through the “Get Fresh. Buy Local.” statewide campaign aimed at promoting awareness of and interest in buying RI-grown specialty crops.

Walrus and Carpenter Oysters Dinner on the Farm with Nick’s on Broadway

This past summer Walrus and Carpenter Oysters held a series of dinners at their farm in Ninigret Pond in Charlestown, Rhode Island. Rhode Island aquaculture is a rapidly expanding form of farming and having the opportunity to dine on a sandbar in the salt pond is a rare experience. Couple that with a multi-course dinner prepared by some of Rhode Island’s best chefs and you have a evening that is highly unique.


New Urban Farmers in Pawtucket Closes in on Fifth Anniversary

From Eat Drink RI contributor Adam Baffoni comes this story on New Urban Farmers, which now has four locations throughout Rhode Island and southern Massachusetts, all utilizing sustainable growing techniques.