If you want to get your hands dirty this spring and summer working on a farm or with food-related organizations, now’s the time to start looking for those jobs and volunteer opportunities! On Wednesday January 30th, from 4-7pm, we will be hosting a Farms and Food Job Fair in conjunction with the Wintertime Farmers Market. The event will take place in the Greenhouse, off of the market, with over 10 farms, non-profits, farmers markets, producers represented. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Preliminary list of attendees:
Greenview Farm, Blackstone Caterers, Great Harvest Bread Co., Baffoni’s Poultry Farm, Langwater Farm, New Urban Farmers, The Good Earth Organic Gardening Center, NOFA RI, Metcalf-Franklin Farm Community Garden, Urban Greens Food Co-op, Buckle Farm, Blue Skys Farm, Mello Farmstand, Pine View Farm.
Additional printed materials from the following:
Blazing Star Farm (Block Island), GoLocal Farmers Market (Barrington).
Betting the Farm, documentary screening at 7:30pm
The Farms and Food Job Fair will be followed by a screening of Betting the Farm at 7:30pm, in the Greenhouse. Hosted by Whole Foods University Heights.
About the film: “Betting the Farm is a documentary that follows three farmers—Aaron Bell, Vaughn Chase, and Richard Lary—and their families through the tumultuous first two years of MOO Milk. With intimate access to their triumphs and disappointments, the film gives audiences a rare glimpse at the real lives of American farmers at a crossroads.”
The screening will be followed by Q & A with CEO of Maine’s Own Organic Milk, Bill Eldridge, and Executive Director of Rhode Island’s own Rhody Fresh, Jim Hines.