Grants to aid Rhode Island agriculture, aquaculture projects

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Sep. 6, 2021Up So far: Sep. 6, 2021 8:10 a.m.


Windfall, R.I. (AP) — A quantity of small agriculture and aquaculture companies in Rhode Island are sharing In further than $250,000 in grant awards Aimed in the direction of spurring progress.

The grants are funded by the state by way of the Native Agriculture and Seameals Act, which immediately advertvantages and strengthens the local meals system by serving to new and current small companies and meals initiatives prosper.

“The COVID pandemic has uncovered that Definitely one of our weaknesses is meals insecurity — too many Rhode Islanders lack reliable entry to a enough quantity of pretty priced, nutritious meals. The LASA grants will Pay money for our state’s vibrant meals financial system and construct performance to feed extra people,” Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos said in A press launch this week.



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