News Bites: Narragansett Beer to Open Brewing Operation in Pawtucket / April Vacation at Coggeshall Farm Museum / RI Food Bank Receives 30,000 Lbs of Food from Local Architects

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Narragansett Beer to Open Brewing Operation in Pawtucket / April Vacation at Coggeshall Farm Museum / RI Food Bank Receives 30,000 Lbs of Food from Local Architects

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.

Cluck! Approved By Providence Zoning, Next Steps to Open the Store’s Doors

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On Monday evening, May 13, 2013, the Providence Zoning Board of Review approved Drake Patten’s request for a zoning variance for the property at 399 Broadway so that she can open an urban farm supply store named Cluck. If this seems like a bit of déjà vu it’s because the Zoning Board approved the request [….]

The Latest on the Battle for Cluck! Your Help Is Still Needed

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I’ve written twice before about Cluck’s attempts to open an urban farm supply store at 399 Broadway in Providence. Unfortunately, after many months of planning, build-out, stocking the store with inventory and constant persistence from Cluck’s owner Drake Patten, the store has still not been able to open it’s doors. Now, more than ever, in [….]