2021 Common Good Awards

We honor Rhode Island businesses of all sizes that inspire philanthropy in their employees around the state.

Congratulations to Bloom Back Flowers, Grey Sail Brewing, Falvey Insurance and Ocean State Job Lot.

Snapshot: Foster Fowl at Frerichs Farm in Warren

An abandoned baby peacock found a home under the wing of a chicken at Frerichs Farm.

Photograph by Meaghan Susi In all his years raising peafowl, Warren farmer David Frerichs had never seen a mother refuse to sit — until 2020, when a rare white peahen laid her eggs outside of her nest box and walked away. Frerichs tried to do right by the clutch. He placed them in the nest box, but the peahen sat…