ESAP 2019 Region 1

Rhode Island

See how Rhode Island beef farmers and ranchers are rethinking the ranch to raise sustainable beef through land-saving, wildlife-preserving, and award-winning environmental efforts.

Meet Rhode Island Farmer: Ann Marie Bouthillette

Meet Rhode Island beef producer, Ann Marie Bouthillette, from Blackbird Farm. Together, with her family they raise over 150 head of Angus cattle. All of their animals are bred, born and raised at the farm in Rhode Island. They also produce the food for their cattle on their farm. They sell their beef to some of the most prominent Farm to Fork restaurants and inns within the state and surrounding area. They also have a Farmstand where they sell their beef and focus on educating the public about agriculture. 

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popular Rhode Island-inspired recipes

balsamic onion mocha flank steak


After a dip in a flavorful marinade, Strip Steaks are grilled with pears and onions to create a unique and tasty salad.

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Grilled Steak and Fresh Mozzarella Flatbread


Top Sirloin Filets are perfectly tender for this Italian-style flatbread. Check out this recipe.

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Discover more great beef Recipes

Autumn Pot Roast with Root Vegetables

Slow Cooker Comforts

Treat yourself to an easy dinner tonight with these slow cooker recipes. A few ingredients and some patience are all you need for a delicious, comforting meal.

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tailgating treasures

The biggest games of the year deserve the best recipes. Whether the tailgate is in the parking lot, backyard, or home kitchen you'll be the MVP with these great tailgating recipes.

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Cowboy Beef and Black Bean Chili

Gotta Try Beef Chilis

It’s hard to deny that a warm, savory bowl of chili brings a certain nostalgia to the table. Whether it’s a weekly tradition or a special occasion dish, chili is one of our favorite ways to warm the soul. Discover a few of our tastiest, coziest beef chili recipes.

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Rhode Island Fact

The White Horse Tavern in Rhode Island, built in 1673 is the oldest operating tavern in the United States.