News Bites: Senator Reed Announces Grants to Promote Agriculture, Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Grant Awardees Announcement, Easy Entertaining Offering Beers and Wines at Cafe

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Senator Reed Announces Grants to Promote Agriculture, Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Grant Awardees Announcement, Easy Entertaining Offering Beers and Wines at Cafe

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

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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.

RI DEM News Release: Four Indoor Winter Farmers’ Markets Offer Rhode Islanders a Wide Variety of Local Products for Purchase

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For Release: November 18, 2011 Contact: Gail Mastrati 222-4700 ext. 2402 FOUR INDOOR WINTER FARMERS’ MARKETS OFFER RHODE ISLANDERS A WIDE VARIETY OF LOCAL PRODUCTS FOR PURCHASE New Market to Open at Mount Hope Farm in Bristol on Saturday, November 19 PROVIDENCE – Beginning this weekend, Rhode Islanders will have four winter farmers’ markets available [….]

Farmers Market Health Fair & Cooking Demo with Providence Mayor Taveras

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This week Providence Mayor Angel Taveras will be appearing at the new Hartford Avenue Farmers Market and at the Broad Street Farmers Market to help promote healthy eating and cooking. First up, on Wednesday, July 13, Mayor Taveras and Chief of the Division of Agriculture Ken Ayars will be cutting the ribbon to open the [….]