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Saturday, January 19th NH dairy farmers will host  a day of all-you-can-eat mac & cheese at Courtyard Marriot in Concord. Sample mac & cheese from home chefs and professionals battling for the distinction of best in categories such most exotic, traditional and our favorite best NH made mac and cheese featuring only cheese made here in the granite state.  Doors open to the [...]

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The farmers at Miles Smith Farm  are hoping to expand our understanding of what it means to really support local  farms. Beyond just purchasing locally , we need to develop a deeper understand of what it takes to put meat on the table, literally. In the article ‘What Does it Mean to Buy Local Meat’ , Carole [...]

Sugaring in the Granite State

February 29, 2012

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Maple season is under way in New Hampshire. There are many ways to get involved and support NH sap houses. Visit NH Maple Producers at this link  to learn about the sugaring process and maple related events across the state.

NH Farm and Forest Expo

January 23, 2012

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Mark you calander for this year’s Farm & Forest Expo. February 3rd & 4th bring this annual winter fair featuring exhibitors, education sessions, student demonstrations, animals, and an auction too! Visit this link to  Farm & Forest webpage for all the details. NH Farm to Restaurant  ConnectionPresident, Charlie Burke will be presenting an informational session on the “Certified Local” [...]

Mac & Cheese Contest

January 9, 2012

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NH Dairy Promotion’s annual Mac and Cheese Competition is just around the corner.  Between 2- 6 pm on January 14 at the Holiday Inn in Concord you can sample  mac & cheese entries the 2012 contenders. Check this link for the details .

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As 2012 starts off, it’s a good time to think about consumption and make a commitment to choosing local. Even small changes make a difference. Buying coffee from your local roaster versus a national chain may be a good place to start. NH has several quality  coffee roasters. Cafe Monte Alto, Mad River and Black [...]

NH Christmas Trees

December 5, 2011

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New Hampshire has many local sources for Christmas Trees. Choosing this year’s tree can be a opportunity for family fun and supporting the local economy. Many NH Tree farms offer a holiday experience that goes beyond buying a tree. Visit one of the farms at this link for a day of caroling, cocoa and sleigh [...]

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 A Locally Grown Cornucopia at the Winter Farmers’ Market November 19th at Wentworth Greenhouses. As you plan your Thanksgiving meal consider visiting this special indoor farmer’s market in Rollingford Sat. Nov.19th  from 10am-2 pm.You can get everything you need for your feast. Wentworth Greenhouses is located at 141 Rollins Road, a mile past Red’s Shoe Barn of Dover. [...]

Author Helen Brody to Speak

October 31, 2011

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Helen Brody, author of New Hampshire from Farm to Kitchen, will speak in Bristol on Nov.6th @ 1pm. Helen is also the founder of NH Farm Network. Join her at the Masonic Hall in Bristol to talk  about and sample local seasonal food.

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Join in on the conversation about local food and food security Weds. Oct 26 @8pm on Plymouth State University campus ( Hyde Building). Ever wonder where your food comes from, and how safe it is? How secure is your food? Food security is made up of three concepts: food availability, food access and food use. [...]