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Sustainable Aquidneck

Joined in July 2013

About Us

Sustainable Aquidneck’s mission is to move Aquidneck Island toward self- sufficiency. We intend to promote an island-wide sustainable practice initiative. Our intention is to collaborate with the community in creating local solutions to problems. We will create public-private partnerships and coalitions to develop a thriving sustainable economy. We want a local economy that maximizes our resources while preserving, restoring and enhancing Aquidneck Island’s precious natural environment and historical character.

Our current projects include Island Community Farms, located on 8 acres of preserved farmland, consisting of a Childrens Garden, demonstration gardens, independent micro-farms, a community garden, permaculture food forest and a composting operation. We also host community events covering a variety of topics covering local food, farming and permaculture.

Sustainable Aquidneck’s mission is to move Aquidneck Island toward self- sufficiency. We intend to promote an island-wide sustainable practice initiative. Our intention is to collaborate with the community in creating local solutions…

Issue Areas Include

  • Agriculture
  • Community Development
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Poverty

Location

  • 50 Dixon St, Newport, RI 02840, United States

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