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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

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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

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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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