Ocean State Enjoys Taste of Possible Future Market

Ocean State Enjoys Taste of Possible Future Market

PROVIDENCE — Eat Drink RI recently hosted a market preview at the site that two years, many studies and thousands of dollars later has been chosen for the Central Market. These things don’t happen fast — it took more than a decade for Boston’s new market to open — but the founder and the Rhode Island food community at large is committed to seeing the project through.

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Economic Power of Composting Underutilized

Economic Power of Composting Underutilized

PROVIDENCE — Healthy soil is the basis for food production. Soil also stores and filters water, improving the planet’s resilience to floods and droughts. But we’ve been abusing it for centuries, and now it needs some help. One way to do that is to make better use of our resources.

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R.I. Worm Farmers Look to Build Soil, Local Economy

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Worm Farmers Cooperative is operated by worm farmer members. The organization’s mission is to improve the local environment by using worms to compost organic matter that would otherwise end up in the landfill. Members say they are dedicated to creating healthy soil and economic opportunities.

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