New Urban Farmers in Pawtucket Closes in on Fifth Anniversary

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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.

Rhode Island Community Food Bank Twitter Town Hall: Summer Food Service Program for Kids

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On Monday, July 1, at 4 pm, the Food Bank will host a half-hour Twitter Town Hall in partnership with the USDA, RIDE, United Way and the City of Providence to promote the Summer Food Service Program, a federally funded program that provides free meals to children in need during the summer. Currently, 51,300 children [….]

Alliance for a Healthier Rhode Island Sugar Sweetened Beverage Policy Open Letter to RI School Superindendents

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As of January 26th, over 20 important organizations signed onto a joint letter urging Rhode Island schools to reject participation in marketing programs like MyCokeRewards. This letter will be circulated to school superintendents, principals, PTA’s/PTOS and others key stakeholders across the state. We’ll have lots of other opportunities to take action, so please join our [….]