Gleaning at Martin House Farm


During this 2021 growing season, Hope’s Harvest RI has been able to expand connections not only with distribution agencies, but also in the field. One of our most recent partners, the Martin House Farm, is only a stone’s throw away from our home in Providence. The large fields of corn where Hope’s Harvest was invited … Continue reading Gleaning at Martin House Farm

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

Hope’s Harvest RI Distribution at Hasbro Children’s Hospital


On Thursday, July 22, HHRI teamed up with Hasbro Children’s Hospital to distribute farm fresh produce to families affiliated with the hospital. The distribution took place at Hasbro’s Healing Garden, where tables were set up to work alongside hospital coordinators and volunteers to hand out produce. Families from the Primary Care units and the Emergency … Continue reading Hope’s Harvest RI Distribution at Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Hope’s Harvest RI Cooking Demo with Lorén Spears


Thank you to everyone who attended the cooking demonstration and discussion on succotash with Lorén Spears of the Tomaquag Museum who generously led a tremendous class and shared heartwarming stories, honest history, and vibrant culture related to this traditional recipe. We learned about the importance of corn as one of the many of the different plants that traditional Narragansett people used … Continue reading Hope’s Harvest RI Cooking Demo with Lorén Spears