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Mary Potts of Simmons Farm talks to a customer at the Aquidneck Growers' Winter Market at St. Mary's Church last year. The market has since moved to Newport Vineyard and Winery.

Winter farmers’ market moves out of Portsmouth

Winter farmers’ market moves out of Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — There will be no winter farmers’ market in Portsmouth this year. After two seasons in the old parish hall at St. Mary’s Church on East Main Road, the Aquidneck Growers’ Market has decided not to spend its winter there. But fear not, foodies. The indoor market has moved only a few miles south, to

Seekonk's Bianca Lopo works the Lane Gardens table.

Farmers Market nears end at East Providence’s Weaver Library

EAST PROVIDENCE — The penultimate Weaver Library Farmers Market took place Thursday evening, Aug. 21, at its location on Grove Avenue. As part of the festivities, the library held its annual Ice Cream Social for young and old alike. The music duo of Elliot Ricci and city native Donna Ferro entertained the large crowd that


‘Urban’ farmers agree to 10-year lease for town land

Right now, there’s not much to see at the end of Paul Court, where Warren’s fledgling Community Farm and Gardens have sprung — just open fields, some cultivated, and a wooded area that’s dark, shaded and damp. For Bleu Grijalva, it’s perfect. Mr. Grijalva, the executive director of the non-profit New Urban Farmers, will spend