In this section, you can hear from Providence residents who procure food locally by growing or catching it themselves. (Note: Audio clips work best using Chrome browser). Providence has a vibrant network of community gardens. Three growers showcase here some of the opportunities and obstacles they have encountered. Fishing is a big part of Rhode Island’s culture and economy. The fishermen interviewed here give a small window into the diverse community of fishermen and fishing practices in the state, focusing specifically on amateur fishermen at India Point Park.
Fishing in Providence