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.


R.I. DEM News Release: Governor Chafee, DEM Celebrate RI Agriculture Day at State House

For Release: April 25, 2013 Contact: Gail Mastrati 222-4700 ext. 2402 GOVERNOR CHAFEE, DEM DIRECTOR COIT, RINLA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SHANNON BRAWLEY, FARMERS AND LEGISLATORS CELEBRATE RHODE ISLAND AGRICULTURE DAY IN STATE HOUSE FESTIVITIES TODAY PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management hosted Rhode Island Agriculture Day at the State House today to recognize the importance[…]

Charleston Wine + Food Festival Lambs + Clams Contest: Ground Lamb and Clams

Here is my final recipe in the  BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival Lambs + Clams Original Recipe Contest. The other three entries utilized either Border Springs Farm lamb or shellfish, either Rappahannock River Oysters or Olde Salt Clams. This time out we were gifted with both lamb and shellfish, more specifically ground lamb and Olde Salt[…]

2012 Gift Guides: Recommended Reading (and some truffles)

When I’m nestled all snug in my bed visions of, well, it depends on what I’m reading, dance in my head. I, like many of you out there, read cookbooks like novels, carefully looking over every page and detail like a major plot point or character development, deciding what’s worthy of making and hopefully finding[…]