Jamie Coelho

Dinner Made Easy with Prica Farina’s Fresh Pasta

Husband and wife team, David Strenio and Priscila Moritz, handmake and sell up to ten pasta varieties per day.

Pasta-maker Strenio had worked in well-known Boston restaurants since 1991, and he also was the head cheesemaker at the renowned Great Hill Dairy in Marion, Massachusetts, famous for its Great Hill Blue Cheese.

PrideFest Kicks Off Saturday in Providence

Right on the heels of PVDFest is PrideFest, which includes a Live Your Truth theme, live entertainment and the famous RI Pride Illuminated Night Parade.

Attractions include live entertainment, a marketplace with 200-plus vendors, the Hasbro Kid’s Zone, food trucks, art gallery exhibitions and a beer, wine and spirits garden.

Blackbird Farm Treats Cows and Pigs Like Family Before They Feed Yours

The Smithfield family farm humanely raises antibiotic-free, pasture-fed, 100 percent Black Angus cattle and American Heritage Berkshire pigs.

“Can you imagine, there would have been thirteen houses on this piece of property?” Ann Marie says, pointing at a field that’s as lush as Vermont’s green mountains. Instead of another housing development, her cows graze there peacefully.