NH Eat Local Month

August is New Hampshire Eat Local Month!

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Posted by Jen Risley Comments Off on Lakes Region Eat Local Photo Contest

During August, the Belknap County Conservation District and the Lakes Region Food Network are co-sponsoring a photo contest. Submit your photo of “how You eat local” and you may be the lucky winner of a $25 gift certificate to one of these great local businesses: Wayfarer Coffee Shop, Laconia Village Bakery, Local Eatery, Local Provisions, Osgood’s Agway, Burrito ME, and Sunflower Natural Foods.

Posted by Jen Risley Comments Off on Celebrate National Farmers Market Week: August 7-13, 2016

National Farmers Market Week is August 7-13, 2016 — and there’s so much to celebrate! Farmers markets are more than just an outlet for fresh produce and friendly farmers. According to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics, these grassroots venues have increased in number by over 60% since 2009 to more than 8,500 today. These markets preserve farmland, stimulate local economies, increase access to fresh nutritious food, improve community health, and promote sustainability. For example, growers selling locally create[…]

Posted by Sara Zoe Comments Off on Tweet #nheatlocalmonth

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