In Times of Hardship, Saved by the Sea

In Times of Hardship, Saved by the Sea By Sarah Schumann | Portraits by Jesse Burke   SEVERAL YEARS AGO, A WOMAN APPROACHED MY TABLE as I offered seafood for sale at a Providence farmers market. Instead of gravitating towards the gleaming fillets of striped bass...

We are the Landscape

We are the Landscape “We’re interrelated with the landscape; the name ‘Nahiganseck’ (later corrupted to Narragansett by Europeans) means ‘the people of the small points,’ which is describing the topography that we’re on that is adjacent to the ocean,” says Lorén...

Rhode Island’s Resort Economy

Rhode Island’s Resort Economy The ocean has always driven the Rhode Island economy, whether it be for fishing, commerce, recreation, or simply escaping the heat of summer. An economy strongly dependent on tourism is nothing new to Rhode Island. Summer people...