farm to table http://ripr.org en The Bottom Line: How Farmers Help Grow RI’s Economy http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-how-farmers-help-grow-ri-s-economy <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment The Bottom Line.</p><p>This week Dave and Mark talk with Ken Ayars, chief of the Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture. They talk about the state of local farming, the changing definition of farming and how farms contribute to the local economy.</p><p></p><p><strong>When to Listen</strong></p><p>You can hear The Bottom Line each Friday at 5:50pm.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 18:37:00 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 33617 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: How Farmers Help Grow RI’s Economy Group Will Promote the Tasty Side of RI’s Economy at Waterfire http://ripr.org/post/group-will-promote-tasty-side-ri-s-economy-waterfire <p>There will be a tent set up at Saturday’s Waterfire to educate residents about Rhode Island’s growing food sector. The tent will offer samples from a wide variety of locally made foods and beverages. By luring people through their taste buds, project coordinator Melissa Withers said they can then show the public the diversity of expertise in the state’s food economy.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:00:02 +0000 Catherine Welch 21995 at http://ripr.org Group Will Promote the Tasty Side of RI’s Economy at Waterfire