Gleaning Support from the Policy Field

Over the past week or so, Hope’s Harvest RI (HHRI) welcomed some very special guests out to the farm. Last Thursday, Rhode Island’s very own Senator Jack Reed joined us at Shewatuck Farm to see our intrepid volunteers in action as they harvested collard greens from one of our contracted growers, Charlotte Uwimphue, who has … Continue reading Gleaning Support from the Policy Field

Chefs from the Newport Restaurant Group Join Hope’s Harvest in the Field

On Monday, August 9th, local chefs from our favorite worker-owned cooperative and Hope’s Harvest RI sponsor,  The Newport Restaurant Group got their hands dirty at Four Town Farm, digging up over a ton (!) of carrots and cucumbers for our partner agencies. The group joined Hope’s Harvest RI volunteers to rescue 2,460 pounds of carrots … Continue reading Chefs from the Newport Restaurant Group Join Hope’s Harvest in the Field

Meet the Farmer!

🌻 Get to Know the Growers 🌻 Hope’s Harvest RI partners with various farms to glean crops, purchase surplus produce, and contract seasonally to grow for hunger relief. We wanted to highlight these farms so our audience and volunteers can get to know the growers and the land a little better! We will be gathering virtually to get to know one of our … Continue reading Meet the Farmer!

HHRI’s Spring Training Yoga Series

Get ready to get your blood flowing and join us for virtual yoga classes every Saturday through the months of April and May! Hope’s Harvest RI is hosting a nurturing Spring warm-up training series that prioritizes healthy movement and self-care, intended to help our community get ready to glean when our season starts up again in early summer. … Continue reading HHRI’s Spring Training Yoga Series

HHRI Serviceberry Discussion Group

Join Hope’s Harvest for a facilitated discussion group on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 at 5:30pm to reflect on the essay The Serviceberry: An Economy of Abundance, by Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of the widely acclaimed book Braiding Sweetgrass.Before joining us, you’ll receive a link to read along while you listen to Kimmerer narrate her musings on the ethic of reciprocity that lies at the … Continue reading HHRI Serviceberry Discussion Group