Smithfield Nonprofit Hopes to Remain Rooted in the Mary Mowry House

For the past decade, Revive the Roots has worked to bring 16 acres of Mowry Commons back to its natural state: farming the land, clearing the nearby trails, and renovating the Mary Mowry House.

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Rhode Island’s Historic Farm-Raised Pheasant Stocking Program Provides Hunters with Game

On the evening before Thanksgiving, 165 pheasants sit in a truck bed. They are destined for the Arcadia Management Area and Nicholas Farm Management Area, where they will be released in twos or fours to more than two dozen different patches of meadow. Hunters will be waiting for them in the morning.

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Massive Greenhouse Proposal Pits Need for Local Food Production Against Town’s Rural Character

A huge greenhouse project producing local food using advanced growing techniques and renewable energy seems on the surface to be an unassailable win for Rhode Island, but the planned launch raises concerns in the small community where millions of tomatoes would be grown.

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