Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs for Farms

Check out our page on available Farm Energy Programs!  Get a Farm Energy Audit, apply for a grant, learn about all the opportunities available to farms.

RI DEM Produce Safety Portal

RIDEM  Produce Safety Portal

The Division of Agriculture aims to aid growers in navigating the Produce Safety Rule. Use the above link to go to the RI DEM Produce Safety Portal, or start at our FSMA Links page.

FSMA Workshop Series

Where does your farm fall within the PSR?
What are PSR exemptions and exclusions?
What sort of records should be kept?

RI Produce Safety Program is hosting a series of FREE workshops on March 21, April 11 and May 2 to help answer these questions and more. Click here to go to our FSMA Links page for more information.

My American Farm- Games!

    My American Farm:  The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s My American Farm project teaches agricultural literacy to consumers and the public through an interactive computer game. Players learn where food comes from and how those products get from the farm to their dinner plate. My American Farm uses online educational games that let students learn about agriculture while having fun. There are games that utilize English, Math, Geography, Science and more for children in grades Pre K to  Grade 5.

Check out the following updated games to learn more about Ag!

Where in the World – Students in grades three through five will explore world geography through agricultural facts.

Wild Water Adventures – Students reading at a fourth-grade level will strengthen English language arts comprehension through stories and questions on water usage.

Equipment Engineer – Students reading at a fourth-grade level will strengthen English language arts, writing and spelling skills by correcting sentences related to three different aspects of agriculture.

Farmer’s Market Challenge – Students will increase math skills by working through questions and scenarios at a farmer’s market. Two pathways are available: K to second grade and third to fifth grade.