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​A non-formal educational program designed to help people use science-based knowledge to improve their lives. As RI's land grant university, URI implements Extension programming in RI. Follow this page or subscribe to our events on Facebook to stay updated on Extension workshops and events throughout the year!

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Upcoming Events

Rhode Island Food System Summit

The University of Rhode Island is once again hosting the third annual Rhode Island Food System Summit. Join government, academic, business, and community...

1/18 8am
Shade Gardening

Learn how to expand your gardens into the shady parts of your yard or into your woods. We will talk about the different kinds of shade that exists and...

1/22 9:30am
Seed Starting

Seeds are a satisfying and thrifty alternative to purchasing flower and vegetable transplants in spring. Starting Seeds Indoors gives the gardener control...

2/2 11am
Private Well Water Workshop

Well water golden rule: If you drink it, test it! Learn how Kingston, R.I. – If you use a private well for drinking water, be a smart well owner. Make...

2/26 6pm
URI Garden Symposium

Attend ​the ​2019 ​URI ​Garden ​Symposium, ​”Explore ​New ​Paths ​to ​Gardening”, ​hosted ​by ​the ​Master ​Gardener ​Program ​and ​designed ​for ​gardeners...

3/2 8:30am

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