Category Archives: Food

RI Governor proposes student food initiative

RI Governor proposes student food initiative

Saying Rhode Island needs to do more to ensure students don’t go without eating, Gov. Gina Raimondo is proposing to maximize federal funds to provide all eligible students have access to free or reduced price meals at school, in what she calls a “No Student Hungry” initiative.MORE

FULL SCHEDULE: PVDFest kicks off downtown on Friday

FULL SCHEDULE: PVDFest kicks off downtown on Friday

PVDFest returns to the city this weekend, June 2-5, and will “transform streets in the heart of Providence into a celebration of art, music, food, performance and more.” The four days of citywide events will culminate on Saturday, June 4, beginning with a free celebration that will turn spaces downtown into a performance stage, art gallery, and block…MORE

Eat Drink RI Festival returns to Providence April 28 – May 1

Eat Drink RI Festival returns to Providence April 28 – May 1

The festival is a celebration showcasing the best of the culinary world in Rhode Island. Farmers, chefs, bartenders and food & drink artisans from across the region participate, offering unique dining opportunities, charitable events, an All-Local Tasting featuring farmer & chef cooking demonstrations, and culminates in the Grand Brunch featuring some of the best restaurants in Rhode Island. MORE

AP: Global supermarkets selling shrimp peeled by slaves

AP: Global supermarkets selling shrimp peeled by slaves

U.S. customs records show the shrimp made its way into the supply chains of major U.S. food stores and retailers such as Wal-Mart, Kroger, Whole Foods, Dollar General and Petco, along with restaurants such as Red Lobster and Olive GardenMORE

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