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State to Kick 0ff New RI Grown Campaign
The RI Grown campaign is made possible by way of a $103,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) the RI Department of more
In the News: Oldest General Store Turns 200
The Boston Globe recently profiled the Brown & Hopkins General Store in Chepachet, which is one of the oldest continuously operating general stores in the country. This place more
PPS Names Annual Historic Preservation Award Recipients
Each year the Providence Preservation Society recognizes significant contributions to the preservation and revitalization of Providence's historic resources. The more
Grow Smart's "Blueprint for Sustainable Prosperity"
Released prior to the 2008 election season, the tool provided research and policy recommendations to candidates about a broad set of strategies for restoring prosperity more
Rhode Island’s first fiber arts center opens at Slater Mill
Established in memory of Davis Jencks, The Jencks Education Center is Slater Mill’s newest major initiative and unique in the country in that it will link a national more
Save that old barn
Farmer Charles Borders stands outside the former carriage barn that his family converted to a dairy barn. Borders Farm in Foster is maintained by Borders Farm Preservation more
Rhode Island Preservation Trivia from Preserve Rhode Island
Rhode Island Preservation Trivia! What are the lowest and highest properties on the National Register? HMS Cerberus, 30 feet below sea level and Captain George more
10 Ways In Which Gansett Cruises Is Socially Responsible
10 Ways In Which Gansett Cruises Is Socially Responsible 1. Buys local within Rhode Island for food and beverages served aboard the vessel; supports local businesses more
Zoom in on Save The Bay's efforts
ZOOM IN on Save The Bay activity across the Bay and watershed with the Save The Bay Google Map. We pinpoint restoration sites in your neighborhood, Bay trouble spots and Save more
Fall Weekends Boost On-The-Farm Income
Every dollar that you spend on Rhode Island's farms this fall helps keep them in place and in business. The agricultural seasons have many parts to them and not all of more
Riverside Farm presents Asylum Acres
by Myrna George, South County Tourism
If you visited us last year we have increased our haunted corn maze. We now have a corn maze leading into haunted woods, we are sure you will be amazed! The corn maze this year more
Hundreds Swim to Save the Bay
Calm winds and flat seas provided ideal conditions for 414 swimmers who splashed their way across Narragansett Bay from Newport to Jamestown, symbolizing their stewardship more
Newport's Southern Thames Historic District listed on National Register
An eclectic residential, industrial, and commercial neighborhood on the Newport waterfront is significant for its contributions to the history of architecture and more
Enjoy Summertime British Tea Tours on Authentic Canal Boat
Join the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council for an Authentic English tradition on America’s only British built Canal Boat - The Samuel Slater. Tours will operate from more
Experience Save the Bay's Ultimate Lighthouse Tours
Join Save The Bay for a day of exploring the enchanting lighthouses of Narragansett Bay the way they were intended to be viewed -- from the water. Sail down the West Passage more
5 reasons why R.I. is a unique retreat for foodie’s and those learning to cook
5. One-Day Cooking Classes Johnson & Wales University, one of the world’s premier culinary institutions, presents Chef’s Choice® – an innovative program open to anyone more
10 ‘Pitstops’ Along RI’s 100-Mile Network of Bike Paths and Nature Trails
10. The Atlantic Ocean – Complete a ride through the countryside with a day at some of the best beaches on the East Coast (William O’Neill Bike Path) 9. Slater Mill – Tour more
RI’s ‘walk-spots’ offer beautiful views, history, architecture and unique shopping experiences
Newport Many savvy travelers are aware of Rhode Island’s premier “Cliff Walk” experience, but its Newport’s Thames Street that has visitors perpetually buzzing. The 1.5 more
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