FSA Youth Loans!

Our May 21 workshop on FSA Youth Loans was very successful!  FSA Youth loans provide up to $5,000 to help youth between the ages of 10 and 20 finance small ag-related and income producing projects.  If you missed the workshop, but would be interested in one of the follow-up workshops, please email rifarm@rifb.org or call the office at 401-385-3339 to get on the list.    Check out our page for more information on Youth Loans.

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.

2019 RIFB Farm Products Raffle!

2019 RIFB Farm Products Raffle

For our 2019 Raffle to benefit our RIFB Scholarship program, we will offer 3 chances to win for each $5 ticket! Our three prizes will be $500, $300 and $200 in RIFB Member Farm’s Gift Certificates. To buy tickets, come visit our booth at SRI 4-H Fair June 28-30, Foster Old Home Days July 26-28, ERI 4-H Fair August 3 & 4 or Washington County Fair August 14-18.  You can also stop by our office and purchase tickets.  For more details, click to visit the raffle page or contact the office at 401-385-3339.

Feeding Minds Press

Feeding Minds Press is excited to reveal the cover of it first title, “Right This Very Minute,” which explains to kids how their food makes it to the table.

Written by award-winning author Lisl H. Detlefsen and illustrated by Renée Kurilla, this delicious celebration of food and farming is sure to inspire readers of all ages to learn more about where their food comes from—right this very minute! The book will be available in January 2019 from Feeding Minds Press.

Feeding Minds Press is a project of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. Their mission is to build awareness, understanding and a positive public perception of Agriculture through education.