Category Archives: Food

Report: Food insecurity remains high in Rhode Island

Report: Food insecurity remains high in Rhode Island

About one out of every six Rhode Island households struggles to put enough food on the table, significantly lower than during the height of the pandemic last year, but higher than pre-pandemic levels, according to a report released Monday.MORE

Restaurant denied permit to expand shellfish farm

Restaurant denied permit to expand shellfish farm

Coastal regulators in Rhode Island have voted to deny a request by the owner of one of the state’s most famous restaurants to expand his shellfish farming operations in a local salt pond.MORE

RI Governor proposes student food initiative

RI Governor proposes student food initiative

Saying Rhode Island needs to do more to ensure students don’t go without eating, Gov. Gina Raimondo is proposing to maximize federal funds to provide all eligible students have access to free or reduced price meals at school, in what she calls a “No Student Hungry” initiative.MORE

FULL SCHEDULE: PVDFest kicks off downtown on Friday

FULL SCHEDULE: PVDFest kicks off downtown on Friday

PVDFest returns to the city this weekend, June 2-5, and will “transform streets in the heart of Providence into a celebration of art, music, food, performance and more.” The four days of citywide events will culminate on Saturday, June 4, beginning with a free celebration that will turn spaces downtown into a performance stage, art gallery, and block…MORE

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