Category Archives: SNAP/EBT

Isis’s post: Getting to Know Shelly Smith

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By Isis Ulery Chapman, Seacoast Eat Local intern, part of her series getting to know the board members and people behind Seacoast Eat Local   I know you just joined Seacoast Eat Local over the summer, could you tell me the story of how you chose to work with SEL? I never envisioned myself working for a […]

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Are You Sad The Summer Markets Are Over?

Many of our summer markets will soon be coming to a close (here’s a calendar of all the open markets), however, the Winter Markets will be starting up! The Winter Markets are a great place to come during the cold, snowy winters when you are getting cabin fever. Bring the kids, or your friends and come […]

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Welcome Shelly!

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Shelly Smith started last Monday as our Program Coordinator! We’re thrilled to welcome her to Seacoast Eat Local. Shelly has most recently been farming, and has an educational background in plant biology and ecology. Our organizational structure is shifting and growing in good ways as Seacoast Eat Local grows, so you will see Shelly working on many […]

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SNAP comes to the Durham Farmers’ Market!

by Dyanna Smith, Seacoast Growers Association (SGA) Get ready for the freshest local produce, prepared foods and beautiful handmade goods to return in June with the start of the Seacoast Growers Association’s Durham and Dover Farmers’ Markets. Monday, June 1, the Durham Farmers’ Market opens in its location at Jackson Landing across from Churchill Rink. The market will run every Monday, […]

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Community Benefit Sunday at 7th Settlement for Seacoast Eat Local’s SNAP/EBT Program, March 22

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This Sunday, March 22nd, will be a Community Benefit Sunday for Seacoast Eat Local’s SNAP/EBT Farmers Market Program at 7th Settlement Brewery in Dover, NH. Come enjoy a meal anytime that day and a portion of the proceeds will help make sure our low income community members have access to farm fresh healthy foods!

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Yoga Mala 2015

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Seacoast Yoga Community’s 10 week drive to Raise Money for Food and Fuel Assistance, Yoga Outreach to culminate in a 3 hour yoga celebration! The Seacoast’s yoga community is organizing the seventh annual Yoga Mala fundraiser. This event, a three hour yoga class, will be held at Rivermill in Dover, NH on Sunday, March 1 […]

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November 15: Drink a new Allagash beer at the Black Birch, give yourself a pat on the back

Be part of the fun November 15th at Black Birch in Kittery, 1:30 to 3pm, when Allagash Brewery celebrates their new Farm to Face beer, made with 3,000 pounds of Applecrest Farm Peaches. Rob Tod, found & brewer from Allagash, and Todd Wagner, farmer & owner of Applecrest Farm, will be on hand. Since all proceeds […]

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The Winter Farmers’ Markets are just around the corner!

Just a month from now Seacoast Eat Local will be bringing back our annual Winter Farmers’ Market series. We are so excited to be working with Wentworth Greenhouse and Exeter High School once more! We’ll be offering 11 markets from November through April. Come on out and bring your friends and family to nourish bodies […]

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Farmers’ Market Workshop: Greater Community Participation and Access through SNAP, WIC and other programs

Farmers’ Market Workshop: Greater Community Participation and Access through SNAP, WIC and other programs Organized by Partners for a Hunger-Free York County in cooperation with Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets and other partners Southern Maine Health Center, Classroom B, 2nd Floor, Biddeford, ME Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 11am – 2pm Join us for food, and […]

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Meet our new intern!

UNH junior Katherine Murphy will be working on our SNAP/EBT at Farmers’ Markets program this spring alongside our program coordinator, Caty Wilkey. She will be working on a variety of related projects with low-income populations and access to local food. In particular, she will be assisting with local food rescue initiatives and our gleaning program, as […]

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