Category Archives: Locavore News

Mother Nature Blesses Us With Rain

Mother Nature Blesses Us With Rain

From dusk until dawn Tyler and his crew were working hard to get his peppers in the ground before the rain.There was no option other than to get planting. One evening last week we were sitting around the dinner table and in comes Dad, covered in dirt from head to toe. The only skin that… Continue Reading

Farm to Table, Rhode Island Style

Farm to Table, Rhode Island Style

Click here to see original article in PDF format He’s got dirt in his blood.” That’s how Karla Young describes her husband, Tyler, who built the Young Family Farm into a thriving agribusiness through a combination of hard work, education and sheer force of will. “He is one of the very few people who can… Continue Reading

Rhode Island’s 2015 Farm Scavenger Hunt

Rhode Island’s 2015 Farm Scavenger Hunt

You can pick up a brochure up at our farm stand We are happy to announce that Young Family Farm is part of the 2015 Farm Scavenger Hunt! Growing fresh fruit and vegetables on beautiful farmlands is a long-standing Rhode Island tradition. The Rhode Island Fruit Growers Association, made up of over 40 local farmers,… Continue Reading

Sustainable Farming in New England and Why It Is Important

Sustainable Farming in New England and Why It Is Important

We hear a lot of talk about sustainable farming, but what does that really mean? In the most basic of terms, sustainable farming is the production of food or other plants using methods and techniques that work to protect the environment, community and welfare of the general public. Sustainable farming in New England works to… Continue Reading

Feeding Rhode Island: Production Farms, Stands & Food Banks

Feeding Rhode Island: Production Farms, Stands & Food Banks

Statistics reveal that there are currently over two million farmers in America. There are many different kinds of farms. Unfortunately, in today’s culture, many farms and farmers are being painted as large industrial organizations that do not care about the people. The truth is that there are many family farms across the country that work… Continue Reading

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