The fourth and final Rhode Island Food Fights event of 2013, The Spectacular Cookie Smackdown, was held this past Sunday, December 8th at Fête in Providence.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island: Junior League of Rhode Island, The Grange for Southside Community Land Trust, Easy Entertaining Inc.
The Department of Environmental Management is seeking nominations for membership on the newly-created Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Advisory Committee.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island: Farm Fresh Rhode Island, Senator Jack Reed and the Farm Bill, the White Horse Tavern and Swiss Village Foundation
News updates on the best local food and drink businesses in Rhode Island: birch, Farm Fresh RI’s Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market, Lydia Walshin The Perfect Pantry, Southside Community Land Trust, and Judd Brown Designs with Siena
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.
The Department of Environmental Management has announced the award of farm viability grants totaling $205,311 for projects that will enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. The funds are from the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant program.
News updates on the best local food and drink businesses in Rhode Island: Easy Entertaining Inc., Sin, Farm Fresh RI’s Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market and Farmstead, Inc.
“You’re already spending money to eat. Why not spend it for you and someone else to eat?” Julius Searight wants to launch a “non-profit Social Conscience food truck,” Food4Good, and he’s looking for your help to crowdfund it.
The third Rhode Island Food Fights event of 2013, the Lord of the Wings, was held this past Sunday, October 20th at Fête in Providence. Seven area restaurants specializing in chicken wings competed to see who had the best.