The Brown Market Shares Program (BMSP) is a student-run, campus-based food distribution program connecting the Brown community with regional producers through affordable weekly shares of fresh, local, and sustainable produce, bread, eggs, dairy and meat.


Benefit Night at Flatbread Pizza Company!

Save the date! We are hosting a Benefit Night at Flatbread Pizza Company on Tuesday, March 3rd from 5–9 PM! Enjoy delicious pizza and flatbread with locally-sourced ingredients while learning more about our program and and family of farms. A portion of the night's proceeds will help fund our subsidized program. We'll be raffling off prizes throughout the night!

On the blog

Know your share

Come across an unfamiliar fruit or vegetable in your share this week? Browse our produce guide for suggested recipes as well as preparation and storage tips!

Curious About Spring?

Check out our seasonal eating calendar for a preview of what types of items our RI farmers have available for the next few months.

How it Works

Market Shares operates in three seasons: Fall, Spring and Summer. For information about our weekly operation, financial model, and impact on the RI farming economy, please read our book "Running the Brown Market Shares Program."