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Ice Cream Trail

August 8, 2011

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If you love ice cream ( and who doesn’t) you might find this useful.  New Hampshire Dairy Promotion has put together and Ice Cream Trail Map highlighting locations of New Hampshire made ice cream.  Did you know that a single dairy cow can produce enough milk to make 9,000 gallons of ice cream in her [...]

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Lakes Region General Hospital is embracing the local foods movement by host a localvore lunch on August 11 at their Laconia Campus and August 30 at the Franklin Campus. Join NHFRC and LRGH an feast on lunch featuring Kellie Brook Farm chicken, Miles Smith burgers, Sandwich Creamery cheese and ice cream as well as produce [...]

For the Love of Greens

July 25, 2011

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Looking to new ways to prepare the abundance of your summer garden or CSA share. Canterbury Shaker Village is offering a wonderful class on Thursday  July 28th from 6- 8:30 pm. Chef Kath Gallant of Blue Moon Evolution in Exeter will demonstrate novel  and temping ways to prepare summer greens. More info can be found [...]

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Join NH Farm to Restaurant Connection for  the first of this season’s Grower’s Dinners on Weds 7/27 at Longhaul Farm in Holderness. The farm tour starts at 4 pm followed by a scrumptious dinner. Reservations are recommended. Click here to see the menu.

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Mid July brings the ripening of blueberries, why not pick you own? Follow this link to a list of PYO farms that offer these beautiful little berries. Or leave the picking to someone else and grab a pint at your farmers market or favorite farm stand.

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VOLUNTARY“CERTIFIED LOCAL” PROGRAM FOR NH RESTAURANTS The New Hampshire Farm to Restaurant Connection (NHFRC) has developed a new “Certified Local” program to highlight New Hampshire restaurants that are committed to supporting local agriculture. The “Certified Local” designation indicates that restaurants meet selected criteria to demonstrate the purchase and incorporation of New Hampshire farm and food [...]

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Look at what is happening in the Monadnock area to support local farms and promote local foods.http://monadnockmenus.wordpress.com/for-restaurants/

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As asparagus season comes to a close we can look forward to strawberry season.  Here is a link to a wonderful recipe featuring two timely crops, strawberries and their familiar companion rhubarb, http://www.theheartofnewengland.com/food-Rhubarb-Strawberry.html   Brought to you courtesy of Heart of NewEngland and Joanne Burke. Sign up for a free subscription to this e-zine and enjoy all this great site [...]

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June 4  check out the Pemi Baker Local Food Fare. Meet local growers, support NH farmers and enjoy good food. The event takes place at Plymouth State University’s Prospect Hall from 10-3.

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May 27, 2011

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The growing season is under way on New Hampshire Farms. This weekend brings the opening of many farmer’s markets, so be sure to check out what is happening near you. Visit www.nhfma.org for a complete listing of NH Farmer’s Markets.