Hope’s Harvest RI Film Screening Featuring “The Gleaners and I” 2/29


The Gleaners and I, a film by acclaimed French filmmaker Agnes Varda, documents various types of gleaners – in fields, cities, and junkyards – as they recover food and other found objects. Named one of the BBC’s 100 greatest films of the 21st Century, The Gleaners and I offers a unique window into the ancient practice of gleaning … Continue reading Hope’s Harvest RI Film Screening Featuring “The Gleaners and I” 2/29

The Kale Queen at Arcadian Fields Farm


If any of you have been lucky enough to glean at Arcadian Fields Farm with us then you know it’s a magical world unto itself – abundant with tasty turnips and ravishing radishes – and  surrounded by the peaceful sights and sounds of Arcadia State Park. Hope’s Harvest RI volunteers have been gleaning there all … Continue reading The Kale Queen at Arcadian Fields Farm

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