Tag: farms & markets

PYO (Pick Your Own) Season: Plan accordingly

PYO (Pick Your Own) Season: Plan accordingly

[ 8 ] June 20, 2009 |

by Katy Killilea PYO (pick you own) farms grant us the opportunity to hunt and choose and pick and amass baskets of lovely fresh food. Kids are great pickers. To some extent, the younger a child is, the better she’ll be: with a lower point of view, ripe gems other pickers miss are easier to […]

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My farmers are now at Lippitt Park on Saturdays!

My farmers are now at Lippitt Park on Saturdays!

[ 4 ] June 19, 2009 |

This is my answer to Katy’s recent question, Who’s Your Farmer? I always loved shopping at the Farmers Market located in front of Hope High School every Saturday, but I must admit I am ecstatic by the markets’ move and expansion to Lippitt Park on the East Side in Providence. Not only for the close […]

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Grocery News: Who’s Your Farmer?

Grocery News: Who’s Your Farmer?

[ 4 ] June 18, 2009 |

by Katy Killilea If you prefer to get your fresh produce, flowers, meats, and cheeses directly from a farmer, you will love this map. With it you will find a market near you, a market every day of the week, all over the state and seeping  into Connecticut and Massachusetts. Each market has its own […]

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Help Save Bonniedale Farm!

Help Save Bonniedale Farm!

[ 4 ] June 16, 2009 |

By Mary Smith “Taking care of an animal requires the same amount of responsibility as having a child,” says Dan MacKenzie, owner and operator of the 7.5 acre Bonniedale Farm in North Scituate, Rhode Island. MacKenzie serves as parent and knight in shining armor to over a hundred animals. Bonniedale is the only safe haven […]

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