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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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Plant It, Grow It, Eat It: Master Gardener Symposium, March 21

Plant It, Grow It, Eat It: Master Gardener Symposium UNH Cooperative Extension and New Hampshire Master Gardener Association Location: Plymouth State University, High Street, Plymouth, NH Date: Saturday, March 21, 2015 Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm Fee: $60, $55 before March 15th The annual Welcome Spring Symposium, sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension and the New Hampshire […]

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Serve Your Community, Become a FoodCorps Service Member!

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The application to be a FoodCorps service member is now open through March 31st! If you are looking for a position in which you can serve your community, help kids get excited about vegetables, learn new skills, and become part of a network of food changemakers around the country, then this opportunity is for you: […]

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Farm to School/Institution/Plate Information and Networking Event, November 12

From Partners for a Hunger-Free York County: Farm to School/Institution/Plate Information and Networking Event Partners for a Hunger-Free York County Wells Reserve, 342 Laudholm Farm Rd, Wells, ME Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4 — 5:30 pm We’re excited about our Farm-to-School/Institution/Plate Networking Event which takes place Wednesday, November 12th, 4-5:30pm at the Wells Reserve. Please register […]

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School Garden 101, October 21

University of Maine Cooperative Extension in York County is offering School Garden 101 this fall, beginning on Tuesday, October 21st. This series of 6 classes is geared for school teachers, school staff, and volunteers who want to build their skills related to creating and maintaining a successful school garden: School Garden 101 Short Course University of Maine Cooperative Extension in […]

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New Hampshire Farm to College Convening, May 1

Farm to Institution New England is sponsoring a New Hampshire Farm to College Convening at Colby Sawyer College on Thursday, May 1st — join farmers, distributors, food service management companies, students and other campus representatives to learn various ways to overcome barriers to local foods purchasing by colleges and universities: New Hampshire Farm to College Convening […]

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Northeast Farm to Preschool Forum, October 5

NH Farm to School in collaboration with several other organizations are hosting the Northeast Farm to Preschool Forum on October 5 at Dublin Consolidated School in Dublin, NH. This event is for early childhood educators, administration, food service and farmers. Farm to Preschool Forum Dublin Consolidated School, Dublin, NH Saturday, October 5, 2013 9am – […]

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Farm Day Fundraiser for NH Farm to School, June 2

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Getting the Kids Involved — Kathy Gunst and The Outdoor Classroom in South Berwick

An interview with local chef and author Kathy Gunst about d her work with the program Outdoor Class in South Berwick, from the Portland Press Herald: Q&A with Kathy Gunst Through the program (Outdoor Classroom), how do you work at helping kids appreciate the connection between their food and the people who produce it? What […]

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Cows and Communities: How the Lowly Bovine Has Nurtured New Hampshire through Four Centuries

NH Ag in the Classroom is promoting three presentations in April by former  Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Taylor of his talk, ‘Cows and Communities—How the Lowly Bovine Has Nurtured New Hampshire through Four Centuries.’ “As children learn about the role of dairy farms in schools, their teachers, parents and community members can also gain information from Taylor’s program,” suggests […]

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