MLK Center to Expand Popular Program to Provide Produce Year-Round to Those in Need

NEWPORT, R.I. — Starting this fall, Veggie Days won’t be just a summertime occurrence. Though the program usually runs from June through early October, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center now plans to offer produce year-round.

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Food Insecurity Strains Safety Nets as Outlook Worsens

Soups kitchens and food pantries are feeling the strain of the coronavirus crisis as social services confront Rhode Island’s rising joblessness and demand for food.

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They Didn’t Buy the Farm, But They’re Doing the Work

AQUIDNECK ISLAND, R.I. — Farming on the Ocean State’s largest island presents a host of challenges, most notably finding affordable land.

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