Category Archives: nutrition

How’s and Why’s of Eating With the Seasons

Kelsey MacDonald, Seacoast Eat Local Intern What Does Eating In Season Mean? Eating in season is a way of celebrating the food products, especially produce available in your area at that time of year. This also means waiting to eat foods until they are available to you locally, which maybe a challenge at first. Eating […]

Also posted in author: Sarah, recipes, sources of local food | Leave a comment

The Return of a Few Favorites

  Written by Emily Whitmore, SEL Intern   Spring has finally sprung! And so will a few crops that we’ve been missing throughout this long, snowy winter. As May and June are approaching, lets look at a few crops that will be available fresh at the markets! One delicious ingredient that is very popular during […]

Also posted in author: Sarah, recipes | Leave a comment

The Hype on Greens

Written by Emily Whitmore, Seacoast Eat Local Intern Greens are a group of vegetables that often go overlooked and aren’t given the credit they deserve. Greens can dress up any meal with their vibrant color, enticing flavor and vast amount of nutrients! Whether it’s mustard greens, turnip greens, chard or kale, greens are a nutrient-dense […]

Also posted in author: Sarah | Leave a comment

It’s an Egg-cellent Time of Year for Eggs!

Kelsey MacDonald, Seacoast Eat Local Intern It’s Egg day at the last Seacoast Eat Local Farmer’s Market, this Saturday at the Exeter High School! The many farms that will be selling fresh eggs include: The Root Seller, Jesta Farm, Brandmoore Farm, Coppal House Farm, Hurd Farm, Mona Farm, Brookford Farm, Patridge Farm, White Cedar Farm, […]

Also posted in author: Sarah | Leave a comment

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 […]

Also posted in author: Sarah, kids | Leave a comment

Dairy At The Market

Written by Kelsey MacDonald Seacoast Eat Local Intern Dairy products provide many essential nutrients, especially those associated with bone health. Calcium is a mineral known for building strong bones and teeth and maintaining bone mass and density. Dairy is the primary source of calcium in most people’s diets. It is recommended that at least three […]

Also posted in author: Sarah | Leave a comment

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

brandmoore milk 2

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 […]

Also posted in kids, sources of local food, Uncategorized, Winter Farmers Markets | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sensational Sea Vegetables, March 26


Sensational Sea Vegetables Carol Steingart, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education Venue: Wells High School, 200 Sanford Rd, Wells, ME Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015 Time: 6 – 8:30 pm Fee: $35 Join Coastal Carol of Coast Encounters for a delightful culinary journey to the world of sea vegetables. Learn the many nutritional benefits of sea vegetables and […]

Also posted in learning, seafood | Leave a comment

March is National Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month®! Written by Emily Whitmore, Seacoast Eat Local Intern National Nutrition Month® is a national campaign that aims to educate and provide awareness to the public on the importance of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. It was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which is the leading organization […]

Also posted in author: Sarah, farmers' markets, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Grass-fed Meats Offered at the Winter Farmers’ Markets

Written by Emily Whitmore Seacoast Eat Local Intern                              The Seacoast Eat Local farmers’ markets are loaded with many varieties of high quality protein, including grass-fed meats. Protein is an essential part of our diet and is a vital nutrient used to build and […]

Also posted in author: Sarah, farmers' markets, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

  • Sign up for our email newsletter

    * = required field
  • Recent Posts

  • Food For Thought…

    • "In my view, homeland security derives from having enough potatoes."

    • - Barbara Kingsolver,
      Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
  • Find farmers' markets, pick-your-own farms and more with Seacoast Harvest.
    Learn more >>
  • Look for this logo to know that you are buying locally caught, landed, and filleted seafood.
    Learn more >>