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April 27 is National Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day was established in 2013 to promote, celebrate, and highlight the value of the independent bookstore community. This national one-day party held the

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Join us for a book discussion

Marjorie Kelly’s recent book, Wealth Supremacy: How the Extractive Economy and the Biased Rules of Capitalism Drive Today’s Crises, is “a powerful analysis of how

Tea and chocolate mousse from Madrid Bakery & Patisserie in Providence
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Hot Beverage February

During the month of February, we’re partnering with Eat Drink RI to encourage you to get out and support your local, independently-owned cafes, bakeries, and

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30+ options for investing in our community

Are you looking for ways to invest locally?  Here’s our list of some options right here in Rhode Island. (If we missed something that should

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Independents Month 2023

July is Independents Month!  Independents Month celebrates independent, locally-owned businesses and the community values they embody: Call to Action! Independents Month is a fabulous time

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Shop independent and local this holiday season

It’s hard to be believe, but the holidays are once again upon us. As you’re finalizing your celebrating and gift-giving plans, why not make a

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Shop Indie Art

October is Shop Indie Art Month. Local artists make our local places special. They help us reflect, observe, capture, provoke, mourn, and celebrate. They’re also

Local Social is November 2 at Apponaug Brewing in Warwick
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It’s Local Social time again

Interested in local economies and investing? Come on out to our next Local Social at Apponaug Brewing on Wednesday, November 2, at 5:30 p.m. You’ll meet

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What are the unique assets in your community?

Our Learning Fellow Kiera Walsh is working on a dashboard for Rhode Island’s cities and towns, and she needs your help. Please take her survey to share your opinion