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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

Bread-Making Class with Paula Marcoux, 6/05 – FULL

This class is full! If you wish to be on a waiting list in the case of cancellation, please email the address below.

Sharpen your skills and improve your confidence with a 3-hour hands-on bread-making class on Sunday, June 5, from 2 to 5 pm. Paula Marcoux, Edible South Shore magazine’s food editor and a food and beer historian, will teach participants

  • How to tackle the basics of natural leavening and store-bought yeast
  • How to make home-baked bread work on YOUR schedule

Participants will learn various dough-handling techniques while fashioning, baking, and sampling some great breads to be shared at the Slow Food Seacoast “Bread, Yeast, and Beer”-themed Sunday Dinner to follow at 5:30 pm.

DATE: Sunday, June 5

TIME: 2–5 pm

PLACE: Stoodley’s Tavern, 17 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801

DIRECTIONS: Stoodley’s Tavern is part of Strawbery Banke Museum. (Directions to Strawbery Banke are available on the museum’s website.) Please park in the Strawbery Banke Main Visitor Parking Lot at 14 Hancock Street (or along Hancock Street itself). From the parking lot, cross the street diagonally and to right to “Stoodley’s Tavern Education Center” at 17 Hancock Street. Jiggle the latch of the old front door until it opens! We will meet in the room to the left after you enter the front door.

COST: $25/person ($20 for Slow Food USA members)

SPACE IS LIMITED for this class, and preregistration is required. Please send an e-mail to Slow Food Seacoast with “I want to bake bread!” in the subject line. This class is full! If you wish to be on a waiting list in the case of cancellation, please email the address above.

Paula Marcoux

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Localvore Brunch, 4/03

RAFT tomatoes 2010

RAFT tomatoes 2010

Celebrate maple season with a Localvore Brunch and Heirloom Seed Plant-In! Slow Food Seacoast is partnering with the Tidewater Waldorf School to bring you a delicious truly local meal and activities for all ages.

EVENT: Localvore Brunch and Heirloom Seed Plant-In
DATE: Sunday, April 3, 2011
TIME: 11 am–2 pm
PLACE: Kittery Lions Club, 17 State Road, Kittery, ME
COST: $12/adult (Slow Food USA members $10); $5/child under 12

Tapping maple trees at Tidewater Waldorf School

Tapping maple trees at Tidewater Waldorf School

Volunteers are needed on the day of the event! If you are interested and available during any of the following times, please send us an e-mail with “I want to volunteer” in the subject line. Tell us when you’re available to help, and include your phone number and the best time to contact you. Thanks!

10:00am–11:00 am: Set up tables and chairs; prep food
11:00 am–12:30 pm: Cook and serve food
12:30 pm  – 2:00pm: Cook and serve food
2:00pm –3:00 pm: Clean up kitchen and hall

Soil to Supper, Sunday Sept 12

Rippling Waters Organic Farm

Rippling Waters Organic Farm

Rippling Waters Organic Farm
Sixth Annual Soil to Supper
Sunday September 12, 2 – 7 pm
55 River Road, Steep Falls, ME 04085

Come celebrate the harvest at non-profit Rippling Waters Organic Farm with live music, farm tours, workshops, and a sustainable supper!

$10 suggested donation. Supper begins at 4 pm. To learn more, please contact or call (207) 642-5161.