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Debbie Barret farms fifty scenic acres of land in Westport, MA. She grows organic greens, cut herbs, tomatoes, cucumbers and more. Her bright and tasty pea greens have become a regular fixture on the menu at Providence restaurants and have even made an appearance on “Diners, Drive-Bys, and Dives” on the Food Channel! Her organic herbs are available in pots or cut, and will help add flavor and character to any dish.
Aquidneck Farms sells Grass-Fed Beef, Pasured Hens Eggs and Pastured Broilers all raised on three hundred acres of protected Grassland in Portsmouth. Farmers Jim Booth and Mike Victor graze their herd of Angus cattle throughout the season. Aquidneck Farms Cattle never receive hormones, and are never fed antibiotics, grain or animal by-products.
Aquidneck Honey offers pure, raw honey free of chemicals or pesticides from their 300 hives in Middletown and other certified organic farms. Founded in 2004 by Jeff Mello, they never heat, treat, or process their honey, and use all natural herbs to fight mites. Their honey is available in ½ lb and 1 lb jars, honey straws, as well as by the gallon. They were voted farm of the year in 2010 by the Middletown grange #30.
Baby Greens Farm
North Kingstown, RI
Jeffrey Kamminga grows delicious, organic baby greens, salad greens and herbs at his farm in Exeter. His baby greens feature a mix of spinach, lettuce, bulls beet greens, mixed mustards, chervil and arugula. His crisp microgreens are a mix of baby mustard, bulls blood beets, purple salad amaranth, and work wonderfully in salads and as garnish.
Baffoni’s Poultry Farm
Baffoni’s Poultry Farm was started in 1935. Today six family members work on their 80 acre farm in Johnston, where they raise 25,000 chickens and 1,200 turkeys. They raise leghorn and RI Red hens for egg production, and broad breasted Cornish broilers for fryers. Their chickens are fed an all vegetarian diet, with no meat by-products and all their eggs are hand picked and hand-packed. For the Baffoni family, growing up on the farm became a way of life, and they intend to make that available for the next generation.
Barden Family Orchard
North Scituate, RI
Hundreds of RI families know Barden Family Orchard for their great pick-your-own apple and peach trees. Located in North Scituate, the orchard has been in Gil Barden's family since the 1930s. Gil took over the farm in 1985 and began farming full time with his wife Sandie and family in 2005. In addition to their peaches and many varieties of apples, they grow sweet corn, pumpkins, winter squash and other vegetables. In 2009, they started making their own cider. Their apples, squash and cider are available almost all year round.
Little Compton, RI
Founded in 1997, Beanhouses is a 5 acre farm run by Polly and Jeremy Allen.
Blackbird Farm knows their Angus! Farmers Kevin and Ann Marie Bouthillette are passionate about quality, and can tell you the pedigree, when the animal was born, what it has been fed, how it was raised, when it was harvested and how the carcass was graded. Their farm started out as a project for their kids, and has now grown to over 100 acres and over 60 heads of cattle. Their cows have free range of the grasslands around their farm, and are fed an all-natural, highly regulated diet of grain including oats and hay. Steers are processed between the age if twelve and eigteen months, and are dry aged for 21 days.
Confreda Greenhouses & Farms
Confreda Greenhouses & Farms offers a large selection of high quality vegetables, including tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, kale, squash and corn. The 400+-acre farm, with locations in Hope (Western Cranston) and Warwick, RI, has been run by the Confreda family since 1922. They take conservation very seriously, working closely with the USDA on projects such as water conservation, irrigation and soil erosion reduction. They are also a GAP certified grower who participates in food safety initiatives and community enrichment programs. One of the largest vegetable growers in Rhode Island, Confreda Greenhouses & Farms supplies over a dozen schools, wholesalers, stores and restaurants across the state. At the Hope location, Confreda Greenhouses & Farms houses a farmers market, café, ice cream shop, bakery, nursery and garden center.
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