Rhode Island CLTs – Schumacher Center for New Economics

Rhode Island

Housing Network of Rhode Island
Providence, RI

401-521-1461
info@housingnetworkri.org
housingnetworkri.org

Purpose: Incorporated a state-wide land trust to coordinate and support the efforts of members and others to provide permanently affordable housing options in communities across Rhode Island.

NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley
719 Front Street Ste. 103
Woonsocket, RI 02895
401-762-0993
info@neighborworksbrv.org
neighborworksbrv.org

Date Incorporated: 1987
Purpose: Affordable housing and economic development.


Southside Community Land Trust

109 Somerset Street
Providence, RI 02907
401-273-9419
sclt@southsideclt.org
southsideclt.org

Date Incorporated: 1987
Purpose: Provide access to land, education, and other resources to create sustainable community food systems.
Land Holdings: Owns or directly manages 21 community gardens in Providence, Pawtucket and Central Falls, and partners with schools, housing and community organizations to manage another 37; Owns or manage land used by 25 farmers to supply fresh fruits and vegetables to farmers markets, food businesses, restaurants, and CSAs; Operates three production farms in Providence and Pawtucket where organization practices and demonstrates bio-intensive, small-scale agricultural production; SCLT's garden network, a total of 86 agricultural sites,  produces food for roughly 1,200 people and their families every year.
Governance Notes: Board of trustees is not elected or tripartite; New members are interviewed, nominated, then confirmed by the existing board.
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Southside CLT's garden network, a total of 86 agricultural sites, produces food for roughly 1,200 families every year.
Garden plots held by Southside CLT.