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Community Outreach Meeting

Post date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 3:17pm


Thursday August 15th 
6:30 - 8:00 PM
224 DEXTER STREET
Providence, RI  02909

 

Want to get more involved with Urban Greens?

Please attend the Community Outreach Meeting Next Thursday, and bring a friend. We will be going over all our exciting volunteer opportunities. We are also looking for your feedback and any connections our members have to communities not yet represented in our membership.

 

Thank you for your help. Together we will build the Co-op.

 

Here is a link to our Facebook Events page. Please RSVP and share on your social media page!

LOCAL GREEN CASH MOB Meet & Greet!

Post date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 3:04pm

 

JOIN US ON AUGUST 28th @ The AS220 BAR 


115 Empire Street in Downtown Providence
Meet your fellow members and support local business

 

We are excited to announce the location and time to our first LOCAL GREEN Meet and Greet. Please join us at AS220 to enjoy locally made food and drinks and support the local food economy! 

The concept is simple: 
Urban Greens Members and fans gather at a local business at a pre-determined time and date.   UG Members get to meet each other AND flex their collective power by joining fellow members to support the local food economy.  It's a win-win! 
 

Rules: 
SHOW UP
SPEND SOME MONEY
MEET NEW PEOPLE

 

RSVP on our Facebook Page


LOCAL GREEN Meet & Greets are adapted from CASH MOBS. Click the link to learn more about them. If you would like to nominate a store, restaurant, or bar and/or if you would like to help plan these events, please contact us.

Founding 500 Members Picnic!

Post date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 1:38pm

Founding 500 Member Picnic at Armory Park, Thursday, June 6th from 4-7pm

Cooking Demo with Chef Maria from El Rancho Grande

Post date: Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 9:44am

REGISTER NOW Free Local Chili Pepper Cooking Demo with Chef Maria from El Rancho Grande


Urban Greens Food Co-op presents

CULTURAL COOKING--LOCAL GROWING:

A cooking demo series highlighting Providence's varied cuisines and regional produce

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

The CULTURAL COOKING -- LOCAL GROWING series
will debut on May 11th at 11 AM
The Federal Hill House
9 Courtland St. Providence, RI 02909

Chef Maria of El Rancho Grande will use dried chili peppers from North Star Farm of North Dartmouth, MA and demonstrate how to create:

    Guacamole Poblano
    Enchiladas Rancheras
    Beans and Rice
    Horchata.

Participants will be able to taste all the dishes and take away recipes. North Star farm will provide information on how the chilies were grown and processed.


The event is free.
Registration is required.
Only 10 Spots left so register ASAP.

 

Urban Greens at SVPRI's FACES of Social Venture!

Post date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 1:37pm

Join Urban Greens Tonight at Faces of Social Venture:

Thursday, April 18, from 6-8pm at the Friendship Cafe, Urban Greens will be a featured organization, and present briefly about how a consumer co-op supports local communities and local agriculture.  It's a great opportunity to chat, and meet others interested in how businesses that impact local communities in socially positive ways.

 

FACES is a new networking event organized by SVPRI and RallyRI, for entrepreneurs who want to do good.  It is held the third Thursday of every month, 6-8 pm at the Friendship Cafe.  Food and beverages provided. Please register here for this free event.