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.
The Providence Whole Foods Market at University Heights participated in a remarkable project to visually illustrate the effects bee colony collapse disorder could have on our food system. I was invited to document the project and it was amazing to see in person. The following is Whole Foods Market’s national release of “This is what
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For Release: April 25, 2013 Contact: Gail Mastrati 222-4700 ext. 2402 GOVERNOR CHAFEE, DEM DIRECTOR COIT, RINLA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SHANNON BRAWLEY, FARMERS AND LEGISLATORS CELEBRATE RHODE ISLAND AGRICULTURE DAY IN STATE HOUSE FESTIVITIES TODAY PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management hosted Rhode Island Agriculture Day at the State House today to recognize the importance
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