Monthly Archives: March 2007

Seacoast Eat Local Open Meeting!

Seacoast Eat Local is holding an open meeting for all those interesting in supporting local foods and agriculture at 7pm on Tuesday, April 10th, at the Portsmouth Public Library. Seacoast Eat Local will be hosting the Eat Local Challenge in September and is looking for individuals who would like to help make this year’s challenge an overwhelming success. For more

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NH Farm Viability Report

The most recent newsletter of the NH Center for a Food Secure Future linked to The NH Farm Viability Task Force Report: Cultivating Success on NH Farms [Large PDF file].An executive summary is on pages 2-3; each of the recommendations is further developed in the report. I particularly appreciated the recommendations for keeping land in agricultural use through a “Farm

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Lecture & Signing by Food Author

Alison sends notice of this visit to Durham by Michael Ruhlman, a nonfiction writer and journalist who has done some excellent work on the world of professional cooking. His books “The Making of a Chef” and “The Soul of a Chef” are among my favorite books on food. The UNH Department of Education invites You to A Public Lecture by

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Rhubarb!

It’s one of the first signs that spring will soon be bringing fresh produce. Since it’ll soon be abundant, now’s the time to learn about this traditional and versatile veggie. The Rhubarb Compendium contains everything a layperson would ever, ever want to know about this classic New England spring food.

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The Other March Madness

Maple syrup, that is. New Hampshire Maple Weekend is the annual open house celebration of New Hampshire’s maple syrup producers. The state’s dozens of maple producers — some large, some small — will pause to welcome guests as they complete the production of more than 90,000 gallons of syrup, all in six short weeks or so of round-the-clock labor. Visit

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