URI Professor to Map Urban Food Networks to Grow Local Produce

Although always a part of city life, urban agriculture has recently attracted increased attention in the United States, as a strategy for stimulating economic development, increasing food security and access, and combating obesity and diabetes.

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As Avian Flu Concerns Drive Egg Shortages and High Prices, R.I. Farmers See Increase in Demand

Since the federal government requires the depopulation of a whole flock when one bird has been identified with the disease, an outbreak at a small farm would be devastating.

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New Degree at CCRI is the Region’s First to Offer Courses in Blue, Green Economy Trades

New courses include the biology of trees, biology of insects, soil science, and food from the sea.

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