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

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.

RI Food Policy Council Media Release: Rhode Island Receives $437,000 through USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program

The Rhode Island Food Policy Council (RIFPC) is pleased to announce that federal Farm Bill funds have been secured for Rhode Island through a multi-pronged collaboration to support increased access to fruits and vegetables for the food insecure of Rhode Island, while also benefitting small and mid-sized farmers in the region.