Come and stomp for strings — the dance is also a fundraiser for the Community String Project. Apr. 5 at 6 pm. $35 per person.
Mount Hope Farm
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Friday, February 22, 2013
Colt School hosts the performance of the interactive comedy "Convent Bingo" on Saturday night, March 23, at 7:30 pm. Tix are $35.
Monday, November 19, 2012
From Glocester to Portsmouth, farmers markets offer Rhode Island-grown and produced products.
From South County to Aquidneck Island to the northwest corner of the state, Rhode Islanders now have six winter farmers’ markets available where they can purchase a wide variety of locally-grown and produced products for the holiday season. Aquidneck Island Farmers Market Last weekend, the Aquidneck Growers’ Market opened for the first time in St. Mary Church hall on East Main Road in Portsmouth. Shoppers turned out in huge crowds for opening day. The Aquidneck Growers’ Market is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through May 11. Among the many local items available at this market are fruits, vegetables, pasture-raised meats and eggs, fresh seafood, breads, pastries, and a fine selection of freshly ground coffees. Live music, local …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Here are 5 Things to know today and this weekend in Bristol and Warren.
1. It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Follow along with cancer survivor Judy Fitzgerald as she blogs her experiences and shares lessons for staying healthy and helping prevent the disease. Give Thursday's installment a read here and check back each weekday at 2 p.m. throughout the month of October for a new submission. 2. Pick up fresh local produce, dairy, flowers pastries and much more atthe farmer's markets at Mount Hope Farm, 250 Metacom Ave, Bristol, today 9 a.m. to noon. 3. While you're headed to the market, bring some gently used clothing and small household items to be recycled for a great cause — all while shopping for fresh local food — as Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State host a clothing drive at the Mount Hope …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Jennifer Bristol will be the farm's new Executive Director.
The Mount Hope Trust and Board of Trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Bristol as the new Executive Director of Mount Hope Farm. The Mount Hope Trust announced Bristol's selection on Tuesday. Bristol will be partnering with Pamela Delaney, Acting Director for the Mount Hope Farm, to effectively transition into her new appointment beginning April 23. Bristol was raised in Rhode Island and has spend the past decade as senior manager for The Nature Conservancy, the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people; she has held several leadership positions at TNC including Deputy Director for the Eastern US Conservation Region and …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Take a glimpse at daily life around Bristol and Warren.
Do you like to take pictures? Have you recently captured a shot of something neat in town? Send us your favorite shot from around Bristol and Warren and it could become our Photo of the Day! E-mail photos and a few sentences with information including when the photo was taken, where it was taken and who is in it, to firstname.lastname@example.org or text them to (401) 835-8843. Want to be notified when there is a new Photo of the Day? Click the "keep me posted" link below!
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Trust will soon be advertising for the open position.
Just a few days after the announcement that Mount Hope Farm Trust will be seeking a new Executive Director, the Trust announced the name of the interim director. According to East Bay Newspapers, Pamela DeLeo Delaney will serve as the interim director while the board advertises and seeks a permanent candidate. Last week, the Mount Hope Farm announced that they were seeking new leadership for the year 2012. In a release, the Trust wrote, "in assessing its needs to meet its strategic and financial goals, the Mount Hope Trust is pursuing new leadership and plans to advertise the position of executive director in January." Delaney replaces Janet Zwolinski, who, in December of 2010, replaced Michael Gerhardt, who was serving as the interim …
Saturday, October 8, 2011
More than 200 people enjoyed Mount Hope Farm's event.
On Thursday, Oct. 6, Mount Hope Farm hosted Farm to Table Fete. Russell Morin, CEO and President of Russell Morin Fine Catering was the honoree. The Farm to Table Fete welcomed over 200 guests who were treated to a reception in the Barn, a tour of the historic Gov. Bradford Inn built in 1745, and a festive extravaganza in the Sperry tent, gloriously decorated by Exquisite Events. Sentries from the 2nd RI Regiment stood guard at the Inn's doorway. Mac Chrupcala Jazz Quartet entertained. Morin was given a commissioned crystal Simon Pearce celebration bowl etched with the Mount Hope Farm pheasant logo. Submitted by Susan Maloney
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Second annual FarmFest a big success according to Farm's carers.
Hundreds of years of history was free and available to the public on Saturday during Mount Hope Farm's second annual FarmFest, and Bristolians and out-of-towners alike arrived in droves to enjoy the sunny day there. On hand to inform and entertain the crowds, were "soldiers" from the 2nd Rhode Island Regiment who conducted a flag raising ceremony in the morning in front of the property's house, as well as Bristol Train of Artillery members who set up camp further down the winding road leading to Haffenreffer property. Visitors were able to take tours of the first floor of the Governor William Bradford Inn, built in 1745 for Isaac Royall, a prominent loyalist and member of one of the largest slave holding families in New England. There were…
Friday, June 17, 2011
Here are 5 things you should know today.
We may see scattered thunderstorms today with temperatures in the low 70s. Get your teen involved in Friday Night Hoops at the Barrington YMCA on Friday nights from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Attend a "Preview Party" and sale for the 5th Annual Mount Hope Farm Antiques and Garden Fair today from 6 to 8 p.m. Celebrate CranstonArc's 45th Anniversary today at Linden Place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Tonight at 7:30, see"Far Away", a production part of the Roger Williams University summer theater program featuring local actors: Melanie Snow, Erin Sheehan and RWU alum Chris O'Brien.