NH Eat Local Month

August is New Hampshire Eat Local Month!

  • How Did You Spend Your Last NH Eat Local Month...

    A bounty of events happened this past weekend — the last weekend of NH Eat Local Month.  How did you celebrate?

  • NH Permaculture Day

    Explore Permaculture topics through workshops and demonstrations, enjoy the community and great food, while supporting the museum and the greater Native American community in NH.

  • 5th Annual Durham Farm Day is August 19th

    A day-long celebration of Durham’s working landscape of farms and gardens, including tours of UNH agricultural research facilities, a walking tour of downtown gardens, and much, much more.

  • NH Eat Local Month Inspiration: Staff Potluck

    Here’s some great inspiration from the staff at UNH Cooperative Extension – Hillsborough County: A NH Eat Local Potluck! Have some inspiration to share?  Add #nheatlocalmonth to your social media posts and we’ll help spread the word.

  • Celebrate New Hampshire Eat Local Month

    All month long, we hope to inspire you to eat more locally grown, raised and made foods, meet the farmers, growers and chefs behind your food and learn new skills that keep you eating locally throughout the year. Celebrate our harvest!

4th Annual Durham Farm Day

Posted by Jen Risley On August - 1 - 2016 Comments Off on 4th Annual Durham Farm Day

A town and campus wide celebration of Durham farms and farming with lots of family friendly activities: 4th Annual Durham Farm Day, Saturday, August 20th, 10am – 4pm, rain or shine!

Farmers Market of Keene Honors NH Eat Local Month

Posted by Jen Risley On July - 29 - 2016 Comments Off on Farmers Market of Keene Honors NH Eat Local Month

In honor of NH Eat Local Month the Farmers’ Market of Keene, in partnership with the Cheshire County Conservation District, will remove the $10 cap on Granite State Market Match. Customers paying with EBT, or SNAP, can double their dollars — with no limit during the entire month of August! For each dollar spent they are matched a dollar to purchase more local fruits and vegetables from vendors at the market.

Love Your Farmer Scavenger Hunts in the Upper Valley

Posted by Jen Risley On July - 26 - 2016 Comments Off on Love Your Farmer Scavenger Hunts in the Upper Valley

By Becka Warren, Vital Communities: Love Your Farmer Scavenger Hunts at participating farmers’ markets in the Upper Valley, to Celebrate New Hampshire Eat Local Month and Vermont Open Farm week August 15-21. Every kid gets a small prize for participating and is entered in to a raffle to win a grand prize when they return their hunt.

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week: August 7-13, 2016

Posted by Jen Risley On July - 15 - 2016 Comments Off on Celebrate National Farmers Market Week: August 7-13, 2016
Farmers Market Week Logo

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[…]

NH Eat Local Month Hits the Airwaves

Posted by Jen Risley On July - 15 - 2016 Comments Off on NH Eat Local Month Hits the Airwaves

Thanks to the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters, this New Hampshire Eat Local Month radio ad will hit the our state’s airwaves throughout the month of August.

Call for Partners: 2016 NH Eat Local Month

Posted by Jen Risley On May - 1 - 2016 Comments Off on Call for Partners: 2016 NH Eat Local Month

It’s time to start planning this year’s NH Eat Local Month, an annual event in August that celebrates local food and farming in our state. This year, New Hampshire Farms Network (NHFN) is collaborating with the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food, Seacoast Eat Local and hopefully you to amplify the “Eat Local” message and empower more of us to celebrate the harvest. We’re looking for partners to help us spread the word and energize all parts of the[…]

Tweet #nheatlocalmonth

Posted by Sara Zoe On May - 1 - 2016 Comments Off on Tweet #nheatlocalmonth

Tweet along using the hashtag #nheatlocalmonth

National Farmers Market Week

Posted by gmj On May - 1 - 2015 Comments Off on National Farmers Market Week

National and New Hampshire Farmers Market Week happens each year — the first week in August. In celebration, we’re participating in the Farmers Market Coalition’s summer campaign: There’s More to Market! Farmers markets are more than just an outlet for fresh produce and friendly farmers — see details below.  And don’t forget that New Hampshire is celebrating NH Eat Local Month throughout the month of August. Farmers Markets… Preserve America’s rural livelihoods and farmland. Farmers markets provide one of the[…]

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