Celebrate Earth Day with the Rhode to Health podcast!

 Celebrate Earth Day with the Rhode to Health podcast!
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The Rhode to Health: A Podcast from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

The Rhode to Green


We’re talking about how the environment affects your health this earth day. We’ll be visiting Southside Community Land Trust’s City Farm, where guests Jazandra Barros and Jake Stanton are transforming city blocks into farm space.  We’re joined by Emily Koo, director of sustainability for the City of Providence, on how climate changes affect vulnerable populations. We talk to Milena Pagan of Little Sister, a café making delicious green practices a priority. And, we’ll speak with Martha Wofford, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s president and CEO, about her time with the EPA and in the White House, fighting for a safe and sustainable environment.

Southside Community Land Trust is having their annual plant sale on May 14-15. Information can be found at their website https://www.southsideclt.org.

Read the City of Providence Climate Justice Plan here.

Little sister is located at 737a Hope Street (corner of Rochambeau) in Providence. You can find their menu and more information at www.littlesisterpvd.com.

Our closing credits music is “Jerimoth Hill Blues” by Rhode Island bluegrass band Ocean State Ramblers, off their album “In a Circle”. More music from the Ocean State Ramblers can be found at https://oceanstateramblers.com.

Be healthy. Be well. And keep your eyes on the Rhode.

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