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Workshops for Farmers: Developing Leadership and Human Resource Management Skills

From UNH Cooperative Extension, a 4-session labor management series held at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth:   2017 Labor Management Series, Portsmouth NH – Developing Leadership and Human Resource Management Skills for Farmers January 31, February 7, 14 and 28th Urban Forestry Center Portsmouth, NH An interactive, four-session, workshop to better understand labor management […]

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Local Everything – Sunday, October 11th

Learn how climate change and our agricultural system are inherently connected at the Local Everything event sponsored by NextGen Climate NH.  Following an hour of networking/tabling, there will be a panel discussion with local experts from the education, business, agriculture and policy sectors.  The discussion will focus on the connection between climate change and agriculture […]

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Savor the Season: A Food Preservation Weekend, October 2 – 4

Mountains of produce at the end of the gardening season? Learn to preserve it at Savor the Season – A Food Preservation Weekend at Blueberry Cove Camp, a fun-filled fall weekend learning traditional home food preservation methods hosted by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, October 2 – 4, 2015: Savor the Season: A Food Preservation Weekend UMaine Cooperative […]

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Take a Bite out of Appledore: An Eco-culinary Island Retreat, August 28 – 30

The brain child of Chef Evan Mallett of Black Trumpet Bistro and sponsored by the Shoals Marine Laboratory, this weekend getaway is not to be missed! From Friday, August 28th to Sunday, August 30th, Take a Bite out of Appledore: An Eco-culinary Island Retreat will bring together ecologists and chefs to interpret the many natural gifts […]

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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 Sail Freight – Moved to Portland!

This event has been moved to Portland, Maine. On July 20th from 5pm to Dusk, The Greenhorns and Maine Sail Freight present Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Picnic at Prescott Park in Portsmouth, NH. There will be a free concert and short teach-in on the TTIP and its potential impact on New England agriculture. Food will […]

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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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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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Cooking Class: The Many Colors of Carrots, May 7

The Many Colors of Carrots Kath Gallant and Tracey Miller Location: The Farm at Eastman’s Corner, Kensington, NH Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015 Time: 6:30 – 8 pm Fee: Free, registration requested Carrots aren’t just for dipping! Learn how to enjoy the mighty carrot in soups, salads, sauces and more. Kath and Tracey will show […]

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