Author Archives: Jill Hall

Emily’s Post: A Summer Internship Gone By

I had a rough idea of what my internship with Seacoast Eat Local was going to look like when I began working with them at the start of this summer. Working at the Saturday Portsmouth Farmer’s Markets, posting weekly on the blog, and attending a few meetings with Jill and Shelly. What I did not […]

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Emily’s Post: What’s with Organic, anyway?

dandelion greens, photo by Caitlin Porter

One of the most important topics of conversation concerning our local food climate today is the commonly heard debate; organic or conventional? Every farmer has a slightly different philosophy and set of growing practices, some of which fall into the USDA certification of organic. However, after speaking with many of the local farmers in the […]

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WIN MARKET TOKENS: Selfie with Seacoast Harvest!

#SelfiewithSeacoastHarvest Where do you pick up your annual edition of Seacoast Harvest? Seacoast Eat Local publishes 8,000 copies of our food guide, Seacoast Harvest, each year and distributes them to dozens of locations across Strafford, Rockingham and York Counties. We want to know where on the Seacoast you have spotted Seacoast Harvest! Selfie with Seacoast […]

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Emily’s Post: Meadow’s Mirth Farm

Josh Jennings is the founder of Meadow’s Mirth, a certified organic flower and vegetable farm located in Stratham, NH. Josh started Meadow’s Mirth on his own in 2006, and currently cultivates between seven and ten acres of land each year with two full-time employees. This farm sells its produce both retail at farmer’s markets as […]

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Get Your 2017-18 Seacoast Harvest!!

Start looking for the new print copies (8,000 were published this year!) at farmers’ markets near you, as well as at your favorite local foods businesses, municipal offices, health centers and community organizations around the Seacoast! In our hallmark annual publication, Seacoast Harvest, our mission is to provide the information and resources necessary for consumers to […]

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Emily’s Post: Meet Lis from White Cedar Farm

Lis Schneider is the co-owner of White Cedar Farm in Kingston, NH, currently in its fourth full season of production. Originally owned by the Bake family (for nearly 200 years), this land was a working dairy farm until about thirty years ago. Now it houses 6-10 acres of no-spray vegetables, 650 laying hens, and close […]

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Pizza + Beer = A Night Out for Local Foods

Pizza + Beer = A Night Out for Local Foods! Join us for a night of local food with pizza from Embers Bakery and a great selection of beer from Garrison City Beerworks! August 20th 5:30PM at Garrison City Beerworks 455 Central Ave., Dover 3 course dinner with locally sourced pizza and beer pairing $35 […]

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Emily’s Post: Making Local Food ‘Less Sexy’ with Heron Pond Farm

Andre Cantelmo is the co-founder of Heron Pond Farm in South Hampton, NH, currently in its twentieth season of production. Andre runs the farm alongside Greg Balog. The partners have been friends since their time together at Rutgers University in New Jersey, where they both studied soil science. Due to this background, Andre considers himself […]

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Emily’s Post: Highlighting Dairy on the Seacoast with Bell & Goose Cheese Co

Anna Cantelmo, the wife of farmer Andre Cantelmo (co-owner of Heron Pond Farm) and mother of two, has recently gained the title of entrepreneur for her cheesemaking business, Bell & Goose Cheese Company. Based out of a small studio on her own property in South Hampton, NH, Anna makes a variety of cheeses including Camembert, […]

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Emily’s Post: Farm-a-Q!

For those who were not lucky enough to attend this past weekend’s Farm-a-Q, I would like to share how wonderful this experience was, and to highly encourage purchasing a ticket for this event next summer. For those of you who may not have heard of it, Farm-a-Q is an annual community fundraising event that features […]

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