News Bites: RI DEM Grant Opportunities / Coggeshall Farm Museum Crowdfunding Campaign / Stock Culinary Goods & Garrison Confections / Newport Restaurant Group to Open Avvio

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: RI DEM Grant Opportunities / Coggeshall Farm Museum Crowdfunding Campaign / Stock Culinary Goods & Garrison Confections / Newport Restaurant Group to Open Avvio

News Bites: Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Grants Now Open / Coggeshall Farm Museum Winter Activities

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Grants Now Open / Coggeshall Farm Museum Winter Activities

Rhode Island Community Food Bank Releases 2015 Status Report on Hunger in RI

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The Rhode Island Community Food Bank has released their latest Status Report on Hunger in RI today. It shows that 54,000 Rhode Island households—that’s 1 in 8 households in the state—still do not have the resources to purchase adequate food.

2015 Local Agriculture and Seafood Act (LASA) Grant Recipients Announced

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The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Food Policy Council (RIFPC) announce the 2015 recipients of the Local Agriculture and Seafood Act (LASA) Grants Program.