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Warren farm partnership withers on the vine

Warren farm partnership withers on the vine

A unique partnership between the town and a non-profit farming group now faces an uncertain future, three years after the two joined hands. In 2012, Warren officials came to an agreement with New Urban Farmers, a Pawtucket-based farming non-profit, to lease a two-acre plot of land at the end of Paul Court for 10 years,


Harvesting the future in Warren

Bleu Grijalva and Emily Jodka, Warren’s newest entrepreneurs, believe farming has the power to cure the world’s ills. It can bring people out of poverty, raise confidence and lift spirits, usher in health, give people pride in their surroundings and bring communities together. They hope that will be the case in Warren. Last Tuesday night,


‘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