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Produce.

We source as much local and chem-free produce as we can, so we're always bound to have something new to try. Staples like bananas, citrus, cukes and zukes, and avocados are on-hand as well.

Local vegetables available in-season: greens, root vegetables (rutabaga, sunchoke, sweet potato, beets), onions, leeks, brussels, squash.

Eating in-season is an important step towards achieving harmony with the planet. Our bodies naturally adapt to the foods that are available in any given season, utilizing the different nutritional content to maintain balance within. Think about the difference between how your body feels after eating a strawberry spinach salad in late spring, a hearty yam with roasted garlic when the leaves have fallen from the trees. We crave different foods different times of year for a reason. Growing and sourcing local chem-free foods can perpetuate the cycle of restoration to our bodies, our planet, and our local economy. (Ultimately, our collective happiness.)

Dairy, non-dairy, juice, and meat.

Vegan options including soy milk, almond milk, chocolate almond milk, Earth Balance, Tofutti, Daiya mozzarella shreds, GimmeLean sausage, tofu pups, and sprouted firm tofu.

Probiotic options including local F&M Fermented.

Local cheeses and yogurts from Narragansett Creamery.

Local milk and butter from Rhody Fresh Milk.

Local chicken breast and whole chickens from Baffoni's Poultry Farm.

Cabot cheeses.

All-natural bacon varieties including fruitwood smoked (nitrate-free), cob smoked, and peppered.

All-natural sausage varieties including chicken chipotle, andouille pork, thai chicken, mango habanero, and duck sausage.

Bakery.

Local bread delivered several days a week from Great Harvest Bread Co.. Also enjoy muffins, cookies, and special breads!

Local tortillas from Tortilleria Piaxtla on Atwells Ave.

Local muffins from Blue Bicycle Bakery!

Frozen.

Local caught seafood from The Local Catch.

Local all-natural meat (no antibiotics/hormones) from local farms Pat's Pastured and Blackbird Farm.

Local ice cream (including seasonal flavors!) from Three Sisters.

Selection of local fruits and/or veggies from Schartner Farms.

Local pesto from Besto Pesto.

Sprouted grain cinnamon raisin muffins and Ezekiel bread from Food for Life Baking Co.

Gluten-free bread and bagels from Canyon Bakehouse Gluten Free Foods. Various frozen organic and all-natural options including pizza, veggie burgers and spicy chicken patties, burritos, tamales, fruits, veggies, ravioli, cookie dough, and vegan ice cream!

Bulk pantry.

Variety of legumes and grains (including organic popcorn). Many other organic options. Sprouted green lentils. Nuts: Cashews, Almonds, Walnuts. Equal Exchange Mind, Body, and Soul organic fair trade coffee.

Bulk Herbs & Spices.

Over 40 different choices.

Organic and wild-harvested options.

Inexpensive options to try new cooking spices.

Sourced from Farmacy Herbs, Mountain Rose Herbs, and more.

Each jar labeled with common medicinal uses, color-coded by system of the body.

Please remember: Herbs are a valuable resource for building health safely and naturally. But we are not doctors! Please check with your physician before adding herbs into your health regiment.

Wellness.

Local tea blends, salves, and tinctures from Farmacy Herbs.

Tea accessories (stainless steel pot with strainer, tea strainer, TeaBrew tea bags.)

Nag champa incense.

Rescue Remedy.

Elderberry syrup (good for immune health.)

Household, body care, and pet.

Locally made bar soap from Zop Soaps.

All-natural cleaners.

Locally made soap nuts laundry detergent from Karma Clean.

Dr. Bronner's.

Crystal Rock deodorant.

Neti pots.

Flouride-free tooth paste.

Recycled tin foil, parchment paper, and coffee filters.

Pellet cat litter, grain-free cat food.

All-natural dog foods.

Grocery.

95% all-natural options.

Many organic.

Gluten-free cookies, crackers, and pasta.

Bob's Red Mill and King Arthur Flour baking necessities.

Bragg's apple cider vinegar, nutritional yeast, liquid aminos, and healthy vinaigrette.

Locally sourced whenever possible.

Granola from The Providence Granola Project

Local honey from Aquidneck Honey.

Loose tea from Irie Tea.

Salsa from Poblano Farm.

Equal Exchange coffee (several flavors, including decaf) and hot cocoa.

...and many more.

Coop

To provide reliable and ethical income, we organize as a worker-cooperative, in which each member is directly involved.

Mobile

Many areas of Providence do not have proper access to fresh produce on a regular basis. We plan to bring fresh vegetables on the road directly to places where they are needed.

Cafe

Our Cafe is open for Breakfast & Lunch serving fresh and healthy food.

Services

The Fertile Underground consists of a variety of skilled tradesfolk, from landscapers to carpenters, muralists to yoga experts, snow-plows to make-up artists.

Garden

In Our Communal Garden everyone who shares the work, shares the harvest. No individual squares, but rather a cohesive small farm. From "under-utilized" lots to urban homesteads.

Grocery

The Fertile Underground are adapting the CSA model to work in a new way, something we call Community Supported Grocery.
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