News Bites: Newport Lobster Shack Kitchen, The Pizza Gourmet, Papa Razzi

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Newport Lobster Shack Kitchen, The Pizza Gourmet, Papa Razzi

RI DEM News Release: DEM Seeking Nominations for Appointments to the Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Advisory Committee

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The Department of Environmental Management is seeking nominations for membership on the newly-created Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Advisory Committee.

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.

R.I. DEM News Release: Governor Chafee, DEM Celebrate RI Agriculture Day at State House

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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 [….]