Category: farms/orchards

The Mystical Magical Fantastic Umbrella Factory

The Mystical Magical Fantastic Umbrella Factory

[ 0 ] July 1, 2013 |

Take a trip down to South County to visit the Fantastic Umbrella Factory in Charlestown. A hidden gem.

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To market, to market: real food, good fun

To market, to market: real food, good fun

[ 0 ] June 24, 2013 |

The draw for my kids is Susanna’s Ice-Cream & Sorbet, jamming with Farm Dog Organic Music, and visiting an array of feathered and furry friends, but our weekly visits to the Coastal Growers’ Market at Casey Farm in Saunderstown are about much, much more.

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Rhody Ramble Offers Busy Summer Schedule of Activities for Families

Rhody Ramble Offers Busy Summer Schedule of Activities for Families

[ 0 ] June 4, 2013 |

Rhody Ramble helps families connect with unique places around the state – from oceanfront mansions to historic farms – through a calendar of events designed for children ages 5-12.

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Kido Adventure: Milk, Moos and More

Kido Adventure: Milk, Moos and More

[ 0 ] April 25, 2013 |

Wright’s Dairy Farm has been around for 100 years and they know milk. They also know what kids love. Animals, pastries, stuffed animals and holiday themed decorations will make getting your next gallon of milk an adventure for the entire family.

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Take a ride on the East Bay Bike Path

Take a ride on the East Bay Bike Path

[ 1 ] April 9, 2013 |

The East Bay Bike Path is 14.5 miles and has so many wonderful places to stop and sights to see along the way. Favorites include Brickyard Pond, Crescent Park Carousel, Colt State Park and the Audubon Society’s Educational Center.

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Take a bike ride on the Ten Mile River Greenway

Take a bike ride on the Ten Mile River Greenway

[ 0 ] April 9, 2013 |

location: Ten Mile River Greenway (2.5 miles) runs between Slater Park in Pawtucket, RI and Kimberly Rock Field Complex in East Providence, RI. good for: All ages cost: FREE My favorite bike path is Ten Mile River Greenway. It runs between Slater Park in Pawtucket, RI and Kimberly Rock Field Complex in East Providence, RI. […]

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Edible Rhody KIDS: Honeybees (Spring 2013)

Edible Rhody KIDS: Honeybees (Spring 2013)

[ 0 ] April 7, 2013 |

Welcome Spring! “Honeybees”, shares facts about our buzzing friends and tips on how to help them.

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Enjoy a Ramble around Rhode Island this holiday season

Enjoy a Ramble around Rhode Island this holiday season

[ 0 ] November 15, 2012 |

Celebrate the season with a step back in time during a visit to one of Rhode Island’s unique, historic places this year. More than a dozen participants in the Rhody Ramble, a family adventure to explore Rhode Island, are hosting holiday programs and seasonal tours during December. Families can visit handsomely decorated mansions, enjoy music concerts, meet Santa Claus or even do Christmas eve chores on the farm. A cartoon rooster named Rhody the Rambler serves as the program’s ambassador.

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Thanks to ecoRI and Whole Foods, jack-o-lanterns will have a second life!

Thanks to ecoRI and Whole Foods, jack-o-lanterns will have a second life!

[ 0 ] November 2, 2012 |

We love carving up pumpkins and seeing them aglow on Halloween Night. But by the next day, we are quick to pack up the decorations, trying to manage candy overload and ready to discard the decaying pumpkins.

Thanks to ecoRI and Whole Foods Market, we can give our used pumpkins new life. Bring your pumpkins to both Whole Foods Market stores — 601 North Main St. (University Heights) and 261 Waterman St. — on Friday, Nov. 2, from 3-6 pm. ecoRI Public Works staff members will be collecting the used pumpkins and using them to make compost.

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Family Matters: 15 Fall Family Traditions

Family Matters: 15 Fall Family Traditions

[ 1 ] September 28, 2012 |

Now that it’s fall, our family welcomes the change of season and we look forward to carrying on traditions that celebrate autumn, the natural colors and the holidays including trips to favorite spots, foods made from local harvests, and activities rooted in fall.

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