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DEM PROMOTES GROWTH OF GREEN ECONOMY WITH LATEST GRANT AWARDS

Nearly $400,000 to be invested in small businesses to foster innovation and growth of local food and agriculture

PROVIDENCE - As part of its efforts to expand the green economy in Rhode Island and support working families, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today the availability of $380,000 in grant funding to local small businesses under the Local Agriculture and Seafood Act (LASA) and Farm Viability programs. The grants are designed to increase the competitiveness of Rhode Island products in the marketplace and help local farmers and food partners grow their businesses. Read More

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