Newport Vineyards in Fall, photo by Marianne Lee Photography

News Bites: RI Food Policy Council New Member Applications / Newport Vineyards Brings Home Gold / October Farm to School Month / 2017 Outstanding Dairy Farm Escobar Farm

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: RI Food Policy Council New Member Applications / Newport Vineyards Brings Home Gold / October Farm to School Month / 2017 Outstanding Dairy Farm Escobar Farm

News Bites: Blackbird Farm Farmers Market 2017 / Local Agriculture & Seafood Act Grants 2017 Awarded

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Blackbird Farm Farmers Market 2017 / Local Agriculture & Seafood Act Grants 2017 Awarded

Rhode Island Food Policy Council Call for Nominations of Council Members

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We welcome nominations of candidates who work in any part of the food system (production & harvesting, processing, distribution, consumption, resource recovery) who can also successfully look beyond their own areas of expertise and work collectively with partners across the food system toward the goal of greater community food security in RI.

RI DEM News Release: Governor, Moffit, DEM Announce Grant Awards to Local Food Businesses During Rhode Island’s 15th Annual “Ag” Day

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As part of her continued efforts to grow Rhode Island’s green economy, Governor Raimondo joined First Gentleman Andy Moffit, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and other partners today to mark the 15th anniversary of Agriculture “Ag” Day in Rhode Island.