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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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Maine School Garden Intensive 2015: Plant Breeding, May 2

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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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Family Gardening: Grow A Salad Garden, April 25

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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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Kids’ Corner: An Ode to Eggs

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An Ode to Eggs By Trey Ferdyn, Age 11 Hi! I’m Trey, and I have a favorite food. Some of you guys might have favorite foods like ice cream, or pizza, or chocolate chip cookies, but mine is different. My favorite food is eggs. Ok, I know it sounds weird, but I really love eggs! […]

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Community Roots Summer Farm Camp 2015

Registration is now open for Community Roots Summer Farm Camp 2015 held in partnership with Coppal House Farm: Farm Camp 2015 Community Roots Coppal House Farm, Lee, NH Tuesday – Thursday 9am – 1pm Cost per session: $110 ($100 per child if you are registering siblings for the same session) Discover the wonders of a working farm, through […]

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Say Cheese! The Importance of Calcium for Growing Kids

Written by Emily Whitmore, Seacoast Eat Local Intern   This week is Dairy and Kids’ day at the Market! Dairy plays a fundamental role in children’s diets because it contains beneficial nutrients for bone health. Calcium is a mineral found in dairy products that is stored in the bones and teeth for structural and functional […]

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March 28 is Dairy Day & Kids’ Day at Market!

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There was a time when New Hampshire was dotted with dairies and milk came fresh to your front door. Times have changed and so has the farm landscape, but fresh local dairy is still in abundant supply if you know where to look! Our March 28th Market is celebrating local dairy in many forms. The […]

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Kids’ Day at the Winter Farmers’ Market March 28th!

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Spring is just around the corner and the days are getting longer. The warmer days and sunny skies have many families yearning to break free from winter hibernation. Seacoast Eat Local has you covered with our first Kids’ Day at the Winter Farmers’ Market, Saturday March 28th from 10am-2pm at Exeter High School in Exeter, New […]

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Show your love for local food at the Valentine’s Day Winter Farmers’ Market!

Spread the Love and send your favorite farmer a Valentine!   During the Feb 14 Winter Farmers’ Market at Wentworth Greenhouses, Seacoast Eat Local will be celebrating the holiday by offering a Valentine’s Day throwback to childhood. We are bringing numerous valentines with some pretty punny farm designs available for sale. Pick up a few or the whole […]

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Food, Fiber Arts, & Fun at the Winter Farmers’ Market!

Saturday January 24th the Seacoast Eat Local Winter Farmers’ Market will be back at Wentworth Greenhouses in Rollinsford. In addition to the usual assortment of delicious local food there will be plenty of activities for young and old. Be sure to swing through the market between 10am and 2pm to stock your pantry, learn something […]

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