Jessica Ramsey

Celebrate Southside Community Land Trust — Kid Style

Join Southside Community Land Trust at the “30th Anniversary Birthday Party and Family Picnic” on July 17th. The event will take place at Urban Edge Farm, SCLT’s 35-acre farm in Western Cranston, and feature birthday cupcakes, watermelon, kid-friendly games, hayrides and a music concert by Grammy award-winning musician Bill Harley. Guests are invited to bring their

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Saturday — First Day Of Spring

Urban Agriculture Spring Kickoff Party at the Highlander Charter School, 42 Lexington Avenue (Broad & Lexington in South Providence). Southside Community Land Trust and the Providence Community Gardens Network will be celebrating the start of Spring at the Urban Agriculture Spring Kickoff. Community gardeners from every neighborhood of Providence will be on hand for food,

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You Could Be A Farmer In Those Clothes

Farm City, City Farm: Tales in Urban Farming from Farmer-Author Novella Carpenter and Farmer Rich Pederson Join Southside Community Land Trust and Slow Food RI for a evening of stories — trials, tribulations, and triumphs — from two talented urban farmers; Novella Carpenter, author of Farm City: the Education of an Urban Farmer, and Rich

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Starting Today, Better Access To Green Edible Things

The West End is a food insecure neighborhood. What does that mean? It means that it is extremely difficult to get fresh, healthy food in the blocks west of the highway. There are few grocery stores around, and our bodegas and corner stores have only so much space for fruits and veggies. Luckily for all

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Dig It

Just a few weeks ago, we all thought we were going to die of winter. Now it’s springtime – and after the abundance of flowers comes the fruit. It’s time to start thinking about growing your own food. Gardening is hotter than ever – check out my girl Michelle Obama with a shovel. This isn’t

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Snow or Shine — Wintertime Farmers’ Market Today

Ohmigod, everyone STOP freaking out about snow. The farmers and food artisans of Rhode Island aren’t worried. About 30 of them will be at the Wintertime Farmers’ Market in Pawtucket selling an amazing variety of fruits, veggies, etc. Wintertime Farmers’ Market Saturday, 11am to 2pm Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket My girl Christie at Farm

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