Rhody golden oldies
Heard of Rhody Fresh–the group of RI dairy farmers who produce and market milk from local cows? How about Rhody Warm–the farmers of the RI Sheep Collaborative who shear their herds and market local wool blankets? These two Rhodies are among the vanguard of Rhode Island farmers who are teaming up to promote local agricultural products.
The idea is not new, but of course you would expect me to say that. This IS a historically oriented blog. In the 1920s and 1930s, Rhode Island farmers were organizing with the help of the RI Department of Agriculture to market their products. For instance…
How do ya like them (locally grown Rhode Island) apples?