A Little Dirt Doesn’t Hurt


Hope’s Harvest volunteers LOVE to get their hands dirty to help others but it turns out science says digging can improve our own health and mood as well! Recent studies done on M. Vaccae, a common bacteria found in soil’s microbiome suggests repeated exposure is correlated to improved physical and mental health. Another study published in the … Continue reading A Little Dirt Doesn’t Hurt

First Hope’s Harvest Volunteer Orientation was a success!


Wednesday August 28th, Hope’s Harvest RI hosted our first ever volunteer orientation at the Urban Greens Food Co-op in Providence. The event was led by HHRI founder Eva Agudelo and Ruth Solomon, a summer staff member working with HHRI  through the Americorp VISTA program. Despite the rainy weather outside, the orientation was full of new … Continue reading First Hope’s Harvest Volunteer Orientation was a success!