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RI Food Center at URI

"The Rhode Island Food Center at URI is a resource center where members of the Rhode Island food system can seek answers, find partners, create innovations, and educate consumers. The Center is a program of URI’s College of the Environment and Life Sciences (CELS) in partnership the URI College of Business and the URI Business Engagement Center."

From the website, December 18, 2018

What Cheer Flower Farm

"Founded in 2017, What Cheer Flower Farm sits on 2.7 acres of former factory land in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence, RI.  We are a 501c3 nonprofit with two full-time farmers on staff who, with support from volunteers, grow flowers on our land organically.


 "We don’t sell flowers – we give flowers away to the people who will benefit from them the most via partnerships with hospitals, food banks and other nonprofits in RI."   read more....

Food on the Move

The mission of the ‘Food on the Move’ mobile market program is to improve the dietary behaviors of underserved RI residents by increasing access to affordable, healthful food through a discount, mobile food market that travels from neighborhood to neighborhood ‘making the healthy choice easy and affordable’.


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