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SCLT Rare & Unusual Plant Sale This Weekend

(5.20) Join your fellow gardeners at City Farm this Saturday and Sunday for the annual Southside Community Land Trust Rare & Unusual Plant Sale. We’ll be selling hundreds of varieties of organically grown annuals and perennials, including fruit, vegetable and herb plant starts (roughly 20,000 in all!) . . . If you haven’t been, City …

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Urban Agricultural Kick-Off

(4.14) The weather looks great for the Urban Agricultural Kick-Off, the Southside Community Land Trust’s free, annual spring celebration. It will take place at four sites in Providence: the West End, Southside, Olneyville and East Side. You can pick up free non-GMO, organic and heirloom vegetable, herb and flower seeds, plus low-cost, locally made organic fertilizer. …

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SCLT Rare Plant Sale All Weekend

(5.21) The Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) will be holding its 25th annual Rare and Unusual Plant Sale at City Farm this Saturday and Sunday. The Plant Sale features hundreds of varieties of sustainably grown annuals, perennials, and fruit and vegetable plant starts — 20,000 in all. This includes 65 varieties of non-GMO, organic and …

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Urban Farming Events — Four City Locations

(4.8) The Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) will be hosting four neighborhood Urban Agriculture Kick Off events across the city at four sites in Providence’s West End, South Side, Olneyville, and East Side neighborhoods. Each site will have an agriculture expert on hand to answer questions about chemical-free gardening and how to get the most …

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Composting Conference At RIC

(3.9) Code Brown at such-and-such. That is the wry signal from the Providence Mounted Command to the Public Works Department when the shovel-and-bucket brigade is needed. Gorgeous stuff horse manure, and I’m sure the parks department puts it to good use. This Thursday the Environment Council of Rhode Island, in conjunction with the Rhode Island …

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SCLT Rare Plant Sale

(5.15) The Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) holds its 24th Annual Rare & Unusual Plant Sale this weekend on Saturday and Sunday. The Plant Sale features hundreds of varieties of sustainably grown annuals, perennials, and fruit and vegetable plant starts – roughly 20,000 in all. Seeds are planted in the greenhouse in stages, beginning in …

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SCLT Plant Sale

(5.17) Time for the 23rd annual ‘Rare and Unusual Plant Sale’ at the Southside Community Land Trust. One weekend in May, hundreds of varieties of annuals, perennials, and fruit and vegetable plant starts are available for purchase. Most of the 18,000 plants were carefully cultivated through the late winter and early spring on-site by the …

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Compost Scrap Collection Program From EcoRI

Here’s a great program from ecoRI aimed at city-dwellers who have no room for composting but hate throwing perfectly good scraps in the trash. You pick the schedule, they give you a bucket, they pick up the scraps. Customers receive a portion of this nutrient-rich soil — known as black gold in gardening circles — …

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SCLT Rare & Unusual Plant Sale

(5.19) Don’t miss the 21st Southside Community Land Trust Annual Rare and Unusual Plant Sale this Saturday and Sunday at City Farm. City Farm is home to the Rare and Unusual Plant Sale every year. One weekend in order chinese viagra May, hundreds of varieties of annuals, perennials, and fruit and vegetable plant starts are …

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SCLT Hub Day — Four Locations

(4.6) Southside Community Land Trust will kick off the growing season with its Neighborhood Hub Day on Saturday, April 6th. The Hub Day is the event to sign up for SCLT membership and participate in the Providence Community Growers Network. Attendees will be able to pick up compost and seeds, meet fellow neighbors who grow …

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SCLT Spring Kickoff

(3.2) The Southside Community Land Trust invites the public to its 4th Annual Urban Agriculture Spring Kickoff on Saturday. This will be a food-growing event that gets community members geared up for the coming growing season. It will be hosted at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center where attendees can celebrate urban agriculture with fellow …

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For the Kids — Holy Ghost School Clean-Up

(8.2) Wear your scrubbiest jeans and come out Thursday and Friday at 10am to join Federal Hill House volunteers in cleaning up the Holy Ghost School on Swiss Street in Federal Hill. When it’s looking a little less neglected, it’ll be a facility for expanded child care services for the neighborhood. Shoot an email over …

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