Farm to Institution in Rhode Island


Rhode Island Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Dept. of Education, Farm Fresh Rhode Island, Rhode Island Farm Bureau, Rhode Island Dept. of Health, Environmental Justice League, Southside Community Land Trust, Children’s Garden Network, Whole Foods Market, ecoRI, Rhode Island Raised Livestock Association


Rhode Island Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Environmental Management The van Beuren Charitable Foundation, The Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust, The Sharpe Family Foundation, The Carter Family Charitable Trust, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Brown University Food For Thought Grant


  • All 36 public school districts in the state have purchased Rhode Island grown for use in school lunch in the past year
  • Since tracking began in 2006, Rhode Island grown produce purchases have increased more than tenfold


Farm to School 

Stephanie Bush, Farm to School Coordinator, Farm Fresh Rhode Island  
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Farm to College 

Tania Taranovski, Farm to Institution New England and New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network  
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Farm to Hospital

Lauren Kaskey, Regional Coordinator, Health Care Without Harm  
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