Category Archives: animal husbandry

How-To Festival, August 1

Learn 25+ things in 5 hours for free — including vermicomposting, chicken care, rabbit care and making recycled pots — at the How-To Festival at the Portsmouth Public Library on Saturday, August 1st: How-To Festival Location: Portsmouth Public Library, Parrott Avenue, Portsmouth, NH Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015 Time: 10am – 3pm Free and open […]

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Meet Your Milk at UNH Open Barn, June 20

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Meet Your Milk at UNH Open Barn Granite State Dairy Promotion and NH Agricultural Experiment Station Location: Fairchild Dairy Center, UNH, 36 O’Kane Road, Durham, NH Date: Saturday, June 20, 2015 Time: 10am – 2pm The NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture and the Granite […]

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MOFGA’s Farm & Homestead Day, June 13

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MOFGA’s Farm & Homestead Day: A Hands-on Skill Sharing Event Location: Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Unity, ME Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015 Time: 9am – 3pm, rain or shine Fee: Free and open to the public Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA is a free, volunteer-driven event offering hands-on workshops based on re-skilling […]

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Pollinator Appreciation Day & Twilight Meeting, June 17

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Pollinator Appreciation Day & Twilight Meeting UNH Cooperative Extension, and the NH Agricultural Experiment Station Location: Woodman Horticultural Farm, Durham, NH Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Time: 1pm – 7:30pm The University of New Hampshire will celebrate Pollinator Appreciation Day Wednesday, June 17, 2015, with a full afternoon and evening of events at the Woodman […]

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Beyond Chickens 101: How to Manage an Established Flock, June 25

Beyond Chickens 101: How to Manage an Established Flock UNH Cooperative Extension Location: Durham Public Library, 49 Madbury Road, Durham, NH Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015 Time: 6–7pm Come listen to Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, talk about all the facts and many practical tips about living with chickens beyond the first […]

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Backyard Chickens, April 12

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Backyard Chickens UNH Cooperative Extension Location: Dover Agway, 25 Central Ave, Dover, NH Date: Sunday, April 12, 2015 Time: 1–2:30 pm Fee: Free and open to the public Are backyard chickens for you? This is the month to find out! Come hear the poultry basics and practical tips on raising egg-laying chickens and broilers at […]

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Duck Processing Workshop, March 31

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Duck Processing Workshop Location: Elevage de Volailles, Rye, New Hampshire Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Time: 9am – 3pm Fee: $50 per person Join Elevage de Volailles as we welcome David Schafer of Featherman Equipment in a workshop devoted to the processing of ducks using time honored traditions and modern techniques to obtain a professional […]

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Beginner Bee School, Starting February 19

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5-Week Beginner Bee School Maine State Beekeepers Association & UMaine Cooperative Extension York County Venue: Nasson Heritage Room, Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street, Springvale, ME Dates: Thursdays, February 19 – March 19, 2015 Time: 6 – 8:30pm Participants in this 5-week introductory beekeeping course will learn about – the honey bee colony; – constructing hives; – […]

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Chicken Basics: How to Get the Most Out of Your Chicken, February 5

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Chicken Basics: How to Get the Most Out of Your Chicken Featured Guest: Executive Chef, Ted McCormack, Blue Moon Evolution With Kath Gallant and Tracey Miller, co-founders of Dig In Venue: Blue Moon Evolution, 8 Clifford Street, Exeter, NH 03833 @ Dig In’s headquarters on the 2nd floor Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015 Time: 7 […]

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Beginning Beekeeping: Six Week Course

Beginning Beekeeping: Six Week Course Greater Seacoast Permaculture Group Barrington, NH 6 weeks (1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11) 7 – 9 pm Deposit: $25 The goal of the class will be to cultivate an understanding and respect for the amazing honey bee and learn how to get on the path to being a great bee […]

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