FARM FRESH

Compost Demo Today, Farmer-to-School Spotlight, Youth Chefs

Enjoy a free composting demo today at Armory Market! Learn how to manage your leaves and compost successfully with community composter, Michael Bradlee, from Earth Appliance Organics and the Community Compost Depot at Frey Gardens. It’s Leaf-tober at the market! >>
Farm(er) to School: Talking with Jaswell’s Farm. This week, we had the privilege of sitting down with Allison Jaswell on her family’s beautiful farm in Smithfield, RI. We talked with Allison about the realities of being a farmer and the importance of Farm to School. >>
Our Winter Farmers Market in Pawtucket starts Saturday, Nov 2 — complete with a Pat’s Pastured TURKEY RAFFLE! Pick up raffle tickets every Saturday in November at the market. We’ll announce a winner at noon on Nov 23rd. Stay tuned for more details. (Thank you, Pat!) >>
Welcome «Harvest Kitchen 24» — our latest session of youth trainees! As our students in «HK 23» continue on with their training, we are joined by another generation in the evenings who have been enthusiastic about cooking since Day ONE. See what’s cooking! >>
Meet Matt, Volunteer Extraordinaire for Farm Fresh RI! As a nonprofit, our work would be impossible without the generosity and dedication of our amazing team of volunteers. Today we spotlight one of these hardworking folks: Matt! >>
Check out Market Mobile for a taste of the restaurants, schools, grocers, and other businesses sourcing local food in our community — like The Illuminated Oven in East Providence and Curds & Co. in Brookline. Plus, see some of the items on offer from local farmers and makers. >>
Lend a hand in growing the local food system! As a nonprofit local food hub, we’ll put your charitable gift right to work. Your tax-deductible donation is an investment in the future of our food system, the health of our community, and the prosperity of our local economy. Support Farm Fresh RI >>
Join us at one of the eight farmers markets we’re operating this season:

Mondays

Tuesdays

  • Woonsocket
    Thundermist Health Center / 450 Clinton St
    3-6pm, open weekly until October 29

Wednesdays

  • Slater Park, Pawtucket
    Newport Ave entrance, near main snack stand in park
    3-6pm, open weekly until October 30
  • West Warwick
    Thundermist Health Center / 186 Providence St
    3-6pm, open weekly until October 30
  • Central Falls
    559 Dexter St
    3-6:30pm, open weekly until October 29
  • Brown University, Providence
    Sciences Park, Thayer St
    10:30am-2pm, open weekly September 4 to October 30

Thursdays

  • Armory, Providence
    Parade St at Hudson St, Dexter Park
    3:30-7pm (or dusk), open weekly until October 31

Saturdays

View the complete RI Farmers Market Guide >>

Our 2019 outdoor farmers market season is sponsored by Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island.

Double your SNAP with Bonus Bucks. Our Bonus Bucks nutrition incentives program gives a 100% bonus! For every dollar you spend with your EBT card at the many participating farmers markets across RI, you’ll get a FREE dollar in Bonus Bucks to spend on fresh fruit and veggies! >>