NH Farm & Forest Exposition, February 8 – 9

New Hampshire Farm & Forest Expo
“Thirty Years: Showcasing Success & Innovation”
Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm Street, Manchester
Friday, February 8, 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday, February 9, 9 am – 4 pm

At “New Hampshire’s Greatest Winter Fair”, there is always something for someone!  Check out the infamous FARMO game for kids of all ages, great exhibitors to visit, and interesting education sessions (rain gardens, backyard maple sugaring, seed starting, and more). There will be student demonstrations, animals, and three silent auctions.

The workshops at Farm & Forest this year:

  • Managing Your Farmers Market
  • Farm Labor: Rules and Regulations, Management Strategies, Apprenticeship, and Effective On-Farm Mentorship
  • From Forests to Fields: Ensuring Sustainable Production in a Changing Climate
  • How to Resurrect Your Dilapidated Barn
  • New Hampshire’s Food Agriculture, Food and Markets Renaissance: Cultivating Synergy, Collaboration, and Networks
  • New Hampshire Women in Agriculture Conference
  • New Hampshire Coverts Project Advisory Committee
  • New Hampshire Farm-to-Restaurant Connection (NHFRC)
  • Animal Physical Therapy
  • How Sweet It Is!
  • Chain Saw Maintenance
  • New Hampshire Farm & Forest Expo Public Meeting
  • Annual New Hampshire Farm & Forest Expo Awards Ceremony & Celebration
  • Granite State Grazers’ 7th Annual New Hampshire Grazing Conference
  • Annual Meeting of New Hampshire Local Agricultural Commissions
  • Soak Up the Rain with Rain Gardens
  • Whole Farm Planning for Specialty Crops
  • Equine Challenge
  • Raising Beef at Home – Calf Management for Best Results
  • Backyard Maple Sugaring: How to Make Your Own Maple Syrup
  • Transitioning From a Hobby to a Commercial Goat Dairy
  • Starting Your Garden From Seed
  • Writing Rural New Hampshire
  • Successful Gardening at Schools, 4-H Clubs, and Other Youth-Serving Organizations
  • New Hampshire Horse Council Meeting
  • Rural Energy for America & Value-Added Producer Grant Programs

Admission price is $7 per person; age 15 and under admitted for free. Save $1 off the admission price by bringing 2 non-perishable food items which will be donated to the NH Food Bank.

The presenting sponsors for the 2013 NH Farm & Forest Expo are the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, the NH Division of Forests & Lands and the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food.

For more information: www.nhfarmandforestexpo.org

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