Sure, we’ve got world-class beaches, superb eats, and fantastic universities. But did you know Rhode Island is one of the healthiest states? (Pass the locally grown peas, please!) We’re also one of the most energy efficient. How’s that for 21st century?

It helps that we’re rich in diversity, geography, history, and research. Recently, our state landed the largest ever National Science Foundation grant for collaborative research. Our Backyard scores again!

RI farms have more than doubled