Category Archives: local food in schools

Winter Gardening at Traip Academy Greenhouse, March 7

Winter Gardening at Traip Academy Greenhouse With Maury Hepner, Master Gardener Kittery Adult Education Traip Academy, 12 Williams Ave, Kittery, ME Thursday, March 7, 2013 7 – 8 pm Fee: $8. Traip Academy’s new greenhouse is a key element in the school’s design for experiential learning and sustainability. Come learn about the surprises, challenges and […]

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4th Annual Regional Farm to School Conference, April 4

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Creating Children’s Gardens Workshop, February 9

A free workshop for 4-H volunteer leaders, teachers, Master Gardeners and others interested in promoting youth gardens: Creating Children’s Gardens Farm and Forest Exposition, Salon B, Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm St., Manchester NH Saturday, February 9, 2013 12:30 – 2:30 pm Led by Ron Christie, UNH Cooperative Extension Program Coordinator, the “go to guy” for […]

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Local Food Matchmaker and Tradeshow Event, January 28

Local Food Matchmaker and Tradeshow Event Seacoast Local Oyster River High School, 55 Coe Drive, Durham, NH Monday, January 28, 2013 3 – 6 pm Don’t miss out! If you have a local food related business, spaces are filling up fast for the Local Food Matchmaker and Tradeshow Event taking place on January 28th from 3-6pm […]

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NH Agriculture in the Classroom Focuses on Dairy

The NH Farm Bureau’s program Agriculture in the Classroom (NHAIC) has a chosen a dairy theme for 2013, and will use the book Mini Milk Maids on the Mooove by Rianna and Sheridan Chaney in the classroom. This book is written from the perspective of twin sisters who visit a dairy farm and learn the […]

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6th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference in Burlington, VT, August 2–5

6th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference Burlington, VT August 2–5, 2012 Join us August 2-5 in Burlington, Vermont for the 6th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Digging In! Whether you are new to the movement or have years of wisdom to share, the 6th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Digging In! is a great opportunity […]

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Volunteers Needed for Farm Day, May 18

From Slow Food Seacoast: Join Slow Food Seacoast and the Black Trumpet Bistro in getting children from Vivian E. Hussey Elementary School out of the classroom and into the field at Riverside Farm in North Berwick.  Children will do some spring planting and receive seeds to plant at home. The students will then return  to school to have a […]

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York County Farm-to-School Meet & Greet, May 11

Partners for a Hunger-Free York County are hosting an informal “meet and greet” for those interested in Farm to School initiatives in York Country, in North Berwick on Friday, May 11th, from 1 to 3 p.m. Via the York County Farmers’ Network: Please join us in North Berwick, this Friday, May 11th from 1-3pm for […]

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Maine Farm to School Network Conference, May 12

Farm to School activists from all over Maine will be coming together at the Maine Farm to School Network Conference on Saturday, May 12th, in Thorndike, ME. Workshop tracks include School Gardens, Food & Farm Curricula, Food Service – Local Purchases, Community Supports, and Policy: Maine Farm to School Network Conference Mt. View High School, […]

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Join Maine’s Chefs to Schools Program

Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, a long-time advocate for local food and sustainable agriculture, includes a special section on the issue of “Local Food and Farms” on her website. Of particular interest is the section on Chefs to Schools, featuring another hard-working advocate, Kathy Gunst: First Lady Michelle Obama has started a great initiative to connect […]

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