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SCLT Rare & Unusual Plant Sale

(5.21) Rain or shine. Head over to City Farm this Saturday and Sunday for Southside Community Land Trust‘s 31st annual Rare and Unusual Plant Sale. How rare and unusual? Well last year they had stinging nettle for sale and I’ve never seen that anywhere ever. Organizers want to help you up your gardening game: “You’ve […]

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Southside Community Land Trust Fundraiser

(10.3) The Southside Community Land Trust, along with co-chair Matt Varga, executive chef of Gracie’s Providence, presents ‘Harvesting Hope.’ This year the annual SCLT fundraiser will be held at the Squantum Club, right over the river in East Providence. (This is a beautiful building and right on the water . . . great views.) Join Chef

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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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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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Intro To Urban Chickens At SCLT

(3.16) A single hen can lay about five eggs per week. Learn about urban chicken farming at the first Plant Providence workshop of the 2013 growing season next Saturday. Join Dan Sheehan, one of SCLT’s community gardeners, and his hens to learn about what it takes to keep chickens in an urban setting. Dan will

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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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SCLT Fundraiser At Steel Yard — Wednesday

Join the Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) for their Harvesting Hope fundraising dinner at the Steel Yard. Against the stunning post-industrial backdrop of the Steel Yard’s two-acre site, the evening’s program will feature remarks by SCLT’s new executive director, Margaret DeVos, and a “Build a Garden” fundraiser. Guests will be treated to garden cocktails and

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Composting 101 — SCLT

(3.21) The famous Plant Providence workshops at the Southside Community Land Trust are starting up. Today learn about composting at the City Farm. The workshop will feature a classroom based lesson on composting basics from 5:30pm to 6:15pm at the SCLT office (109 Somerset) and from 6:20pm to 7pm will move into a hands-on composting

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Seed Starting Workshop Wednesday

A free workshop will be held in the greenhouse of Hope Artiste Village during the Wednesday Wintertime Farmers Market. Seed Starting will be taught by Laura Brown-Lavoie, Tess Brown-Lavoie and Fay Strongin of Sidewalk Ends Farm. This workshop will help people get a head start on preparing their favorite vegetables and herbs as well as

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Free Urban Beekeeping Class — Wednesday

Bees are a notorious menace: rabid, bloodthirsty predators that leave everything coated in a brown, sticky goo. Bees can smell fear so you must show them who’s boss. (This unidentified expert demonstrates accepted intimidation techniques such as growling, and being large.) The Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) and Farm Fresh Rhode Island are taking a

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