Your guide to parenting in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts

ERK_SUM_2013_COVERWelcome Summer! Edible Rhody KIDS is created in collaboration with Edible Rhody magazine. Grab this season’s copy of Edible Rhody, available at various locations around Rhode Island. This seasons’ topic, “Pick Your Own”, shares a chart of when to pick your favorite fruits, a how-to guide for creating your own smoothie recipe along with a Rhode Island scavenger hunt and books to read.

Make your own Smoothie

Select at least one liquid and one fruit. Experiment with flavors and name your favorite combos.

Choose 1—2 cups of liquid:ERK_SUM_2013

Add ¼ cup (or to taste) of 1 or more of the following fruits:

Tip: Using pre-frozen berries will add a nice chill to your smoothie. (Wash and dry fresh-picked fruit and place in freezer bags to enjoy local smoothies all year long!)Rev your engines! Place ingredients in an electric blender and place the lid on tight. Blend until smooth.

How do you like to eat your favorite fruits?
Did You Know?
coverRhode Island fruit growers raise over 19 types of fruit. When you buy locally grown fruits in season you’ll taste the freshness!Every Rhode Islander lives within 15 minutes of a working farm. Many of those farms grow your favorite fruits in season and some invite you to pick
your own.
Play the Rhode Island Farm Scavenger Hunt
Take a road trip and explore 28 of Rhode Island’s 1,200 working farms. Visit to download the map and clues or pick up a pamphlet at a participating farm.
Resources + Books

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