Rhode Island Food Policy Council

RI Food Policy Council Media Release: Rhode Island Receives $437,000 through USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program

The Rhode Island Food Policy Council (RIFPC) is pleased to announce that federal Farm Bill funds have been secured for Rhode Island through a multi-pronged collaboration to support increased access to fruits and vegetables for the food insecure of Rhode Island, while also benefitting small and mid-sized farmers in the region.

Winner of the Great Cupcake Championship 2015, Bake. Eat. Love. with the judges

Bake. Eat. Love. Wins Rhode Island Food Fights Great Cupcake Championship 2015

The first Rhode Island Food Fights event of 2015, the Great Cupcake Championship, was held this past Sunday, March 15th at Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket. Thirteen area bakers specializing in cupcakes competed to see who had the best, according to a panel of six culinary judges (which included this writer), along with competing for the People’s Choice.

Eat Drink RI Festival logo

Eat Drink RI Festival 2015 – April 30 through May 3

Showcasing the best of the ever-expanding Rhode Island culinary scene, the fourth annual, all-local Eat Drink RI Festival returns Thursday, April 30th through Sunday, May 3rd. The Festival, sponsored by Daniele, Inc., will be held throughout Providence.

Chef Champe Speidel at Persimmon Provisions
Battle Road Brewing Company
Eat Drink RI presents Aphrodisia at The Drawing Room - An Evening of Oysters, Beer & Chocolate

Eat Drink RI presents Aphrodisia at The Drawing Room – An Evening of Oysters, Beer & Chocolate

Join Rhode Island’s own Foolproof Brewing Company of Pawtucket, Garrison Confections of Central Falls and Walrus and Carpenter Oysters of Charlestown for Aphrodisia, a pre-Valentine’s Day sampling at The Drawing Room in Providence on Thursday, February 12th from 7 – 10 p.m.