Organic Farming Growing Fast Locally

The number of organic-certified farms in the state has increased from eight in 2002 to 22 this year.

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Rhode Island Works Toward Agricultural Sustainability

In the early 1940s, Rhode Island had some 300,000 acres of arable farmland, but since the middle of that war-torn decade, the Ocean State has lost about 80 percent of its agricultural space to real estate development.

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