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5 Things I Learned from Community Table with Ken Ayers, Chief of the RI Division of Agriculture.

Social Enterprise Greenhouse was excited to host Ken Ayers, Chief of the Division of Agriculture at the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM). He shared his story of moving about the country, but always returning to his connection to the land through his extended family, including many farmers. “My family are farmers, largely.” he said,[…..]

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5 Things I Learned from the Community Table: Improving Health Outcomes with Innovative Models

This week’s  Community Table event highlighted a unique partnership happening in Brockton, Massachusetts. Jason Barbosa is a co-owner of family food business Vicente’s Tropical Supermarket and Mary Lynch is a dietician at Brockton Neighborhood Health Center (BNHC). They have partnered to create a unique model which combines healthcare and food access. Vicente’s and BNHC co-located[…..]

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Winds of Change at Glenwood Garden

By: Naz Akyol August 4, 2016 Jonah Rapino is the co-founder and CEO of Glenwood Garden, an online marketplace for artisan-made foods that aims to provide U.S. based non-profits with financial support. 15% of the revenue from every purchase on the e-commerce site goes directly to a charity of the buyer’s choice. In May 2016,[…..]

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