Monthly Archives: March 2013

Check Out the Next Market Day 03/16/13


“Field Trip to the Market Day!”

Saturday March 16th, 10 – 2.

Seacoast Eat Local Winter Market

Exeter High School

Come on down to the Exeter Winter Farmers’ Market on March 16 for a special day of fun activities just for families! Visit the farmers’ market to learn more about fresh food produced right here in New Hampshire. Activities teach children about local food, balanced nutrition, and provide fun recipes to make at home. Parents can also learn about the many products available all year round and the ability to use SNAP (food stamps) and Debit cards at the market!10:00am – 2:00pm

Activities include:

– Kids Farmers’ Market Scavenger Hunt
- Mystery Vegetable Game
- Wool Spinning Demonstrations
- Other fun and educational games and activities
- Lots of tasty local food to buy and enjoy!

This event is a collaborative effort between Seacoast Eat Local, Slow Food Seacoast, and Cooking Matters, a program of Share Our Strength. Free and open to the public. Come and have some fun with us!

For more information about the Seacoast Eat Local Winter Markets, click here.

Exeter High School is located at 315 Epping Rd (Route 27) in Exeter, NH

Sausage & Pickles Hands-on Workshop & Potluck 3/10/13


Join us for Sausage and Pickles: A Hands-on Workshop and Potluck Sunday

Supper on Sunday March 10th at the Acorn Community Kitchen

64 Government St.,

Kittery, Maine

(207) 332.4425


Workshop: 2:30 – 5:30

Potluck Supper: 5:30 – 7:30

Space is limited for both workshop and dinner. Please RSVP to

Read on for Detail, Details, Details!!


Do you often think that Aunt Vera’s pickle recipe is so much better than the ones in the store? Learn how you can transform your family recipes into a product for sale at this this hands on sausage and pickle making workshop led by Acorn Kitchen director Susan Tuveson. Susan will share preparation techniques and speak about the important role that community kitchens play as part of our local food system. Farmers, chefs and consumers each can benefit from the services community kitchens have to offer. Information on the proper labeling, packaging and regulatory requirements required to bring value added products to market will also be provided.Workshop Specifics:

  • Limited to 12 participants

  • $10 Slow Food USA Members / $15 for non-members. Payment by cash or check at the door.

  • Participant Requirements:  Long hair must be tied back, sleeves short or able to roll up, close-toed shoes.  Bring your own knife if you have a favorite and it is nice and sharp!

To REGISTER, please email us at Specific questions about the workshop content can be directed to Susan at (207) 332-4425.



Join us for a Sausage and Pickles Potluck Sunday Supper following the workshop. Bring a dish to share  with this same theme, perhaps your own family recipe or pickles you made in 2012. Compare your recipes with others and share secret ingredients! We’ll sample some of the wares from the workshop  and share a  meal. Afterwords, we’ll hear a bit more from Susan about the workshop and the newly opened Acorn Kitchen.

Please bring your own dishware, utensils and beverages. RSVP to

Read more about our  Potluck Sunday Suppers

PLEASE  NOTE:  This particular venue is not appropriate for children under the age of 12.


Acorn Kitchen is a multipurpose, fully-licensed community culinary rental facility for creating and packaging food products for sale, conducting hands-on cooking classes, recipe development and testing, food styling photography, webcast and television production. Acorn Kitchen offers clients food preparation assistance, guidance in licensing procedures, adopting good manufacturing and sanitation practices, packaging and labeling requirements, and more. Come on by and check it out!