Category Archives: grow your own

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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High Tunnel Greenhouse Raising, June 27

High Tunnel Greenhouse Raising Greater Seacoast Permaculture Group Location: Goss Farm, 251 Harbor Rd, Rye, NH Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015 Time: 8am – 4pm Learn how to install a high tunnel greenhouse! High tunnels are used to extend the growing season by providing protection for early or late season production, or they may be […]

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MOFGA’s Farm & Homestead Day, June 13

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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Maine School Garden Intensive 2015: Plant Breeding, May 2

Maine School Garden Intensive 2015: Plant Breeding Maine Agriculture in the Classroom: K–12 Educator Training Workshop Location: Johnny’s Selected Seeds, Winslow, ME Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015 Time: 8 am – 3:30 pm Building on last year’s superb seed saving intensive, this spring, members of the Johnny’s Selected Seeds plant breeding department, in collaboration with […]

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Planting a Preserving Garden, April 28

Planting a Preserving Garden UMaine Cooperative Extension Location: Kittery Adult Education, Traip Academy, 12 Williams Ave., Kittery, ME Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Time: 6–8pm Fee: $15, pre-registration Early spring is the perfect time to plan your garden with growing food for preserving in mind. Come learn from University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Food […]

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Family Gardening: Grow A Salad Garden, April 25

Family Gardening: Grow A Salad Garden! Leslie Stevens, UNH Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Location: Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, 6 Washington St, Dover, NH Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015 Time: 10:15 – 11 am The Children’s Museum of NH is offering families the unique opportunity to learn to grow their own organic fruits and vegetables […]

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From Scratch: Herbal Seasonings, April 18

From Scratch: Herbal Seasonings Betz Golon, Herbalist and UMaine Master Food Preserver Location: University of Maine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County 75 Clearwater Dr, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 Time: 10am – 1pm Fee: $40 Betz Golon is the herbalist at Common Folk Farm, where she creates herbal blends and seasonings. Betz […]

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Grow Your Own Organic Garden, April 14

Are you concerned about the rising cost of food? Unsure what the term “certified organic” means? Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Find out more at MOFGA’s Grow Your Own Organic Garden on Tuesday, April 14th: Grow Your Own Organic Garden Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) […]

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Join us at our last Winter Farmers’ Market of the season, Saturday April 11

It is hard to believe the Winter Farmers’ Market season is coming to a close! We are excited to invite you to our last market of the season at Exeter High School on Saturday April 11 from 10-2. It will be our Greens, Eggs, & Ham market with a Spring Greens Tasting, Information and Recipes […]

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Backyard Chickens, April 12

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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