Helping individuals and communities grow together through sustainability education


What We Do

Revive the Roots is a non-profit organization in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Our mission is to create ecologically regenerative and dynamic social spaces through the education and practice of permaculture.


By working with students and faculty at local schools, we have planted edible forest gardens and annual vegetable gardens throughout northern Rhode Island. At our public grounds, Mowry Commons, we provide space for people to grow their own food.

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Mowry Commons

Explore the great outdoors on the Mowry state park trails located on our reserve. We have areas for kayaking in Stump Pond and the Woonasquatucket river, as well as viewing and seating areas to take a break from hiking, have a picnic, or just relax.

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Concerts, plays, and all other kinds of celebrations and events are hosted on our beautiful 23 acre reserve all the time. Check our events section frequently to stay informed.

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Thank your for your support!

Our annual plant sale has now ended. If you have any questions about your order email


Fundraising campaigns to aid in the development of the community property and organization.

  • Accessible Bathroom

    As our community grows, we do our best to plan ahead and facilitate its needs. […]

    1% $125.00 of $7,500.00
  • Revive the Roots

    Help us continue to bring education and community space to Smithfield by donating to our […]

    3% $111.00 of $3,000.00


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Meet our members and volunteers.

Jamilah Pittman


    Shannon Casey

    Artists Exchange Programming

      Hannah Martin

      Community Building

        Bradford Adelard

        Arts and Innovation

          Russell Stafford

          Master Horticulturist

          Scott Alves

          Conservation & Research

            Nolan Quartaroli

            Technology Advisor


              Chris English

              Fruit for Thought Coordinator


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