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RIDEA Craft Beverage Festival Celebrates Diversity

By July 3, 2023Rhode Island, Top News

The annual RIDEA Craft Beverage Festival, a celebration of diverse craft beverage producers, took place at the Isle Brewers Guild in Pawtucket on June 3. Hosted by the Rhode Island Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Action (RIDEA) Committee, guests enjoyed craft beverage tastes from more than 20 vendors with a focus on women, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ breweries, wineries and spirits producers from RI and beyond. Proceeds benefited the Johnson & Wales University RI Diversity, Equity and Action Craft Beverage Scholarship, which provides assistance to people from diverse backgrounds to pursue a career in the beverage industry. The mission of the RIDEA Committee is to promote a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion in the state’s beverage community.


Photos by Laura Widness.



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