Summer Markets Opening This Weekend!

The first summer farmers’ markets of the season usually feature early spring greens and locally grown plants to decorate your flower beds, create a vegetable garden, and add color to your life after a long winter. Other food and nonfood products will be available, too. Come see what they have to offer. May 1 – Portsmouth Farmers’ Market, Saturdays, 8

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Farmers’ Market at Heron Pond Farm, 4/24

WHAT: Spring Farmers’ Market WHEN: Saturday April 24, 10 am–2 pm WHERE: Heron Pond Farm, 299 Main Ave, South Hampton (Google Maps is recommended for directions.) You don’t have to wait for the farmers’ markets to open in May and June!  Heron Pond Farm will be hosting a spring farmers’ market featuring a wide variety of locally grown and made

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Water Wisdom: From India to Everywhere

The solution for the climate crisis, the food crisis and the water crisis is the same: biodiversity-based, organic farming systems. —Vandana Shiva In Resurgence magazine, Vandana Shiva talks about the “water famine” in India that has resulted as a consequence of the Green Revolution—that is, of the switch from traditional farming methods and crops toward chemical agriculture and water-intensive crops.

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Farmers’ Markets: As Winter Turns

It’s less than 2 months until the the first Seacoast Growers Association summer farmers’ market opens in Portsmouth, and the winter farmers’ markets in Newburyport, MA, and Northwood, NH, have finished for the season. But thanks to the efforts of local consumers, craftspeople, food producers—bakers, beekeepers, farmers, ranchers, vintners, and more—and the fabulous local organizations that bring us all together,

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Growing Your Farm Markets and Profits Workshop, 3/18

Via Nada Haddad, Extension Educator, Agricultural Resources, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension: Growing Your Farm Markets and Profits: Alternatives to Cash Payments Who should attend this workshop? Growers selling at summer or winter farmers markets, farm stands, PYO operations, or selling through Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs); market coordinators and volunteers; and anyone exploring alternatives to cash payments. Besides growing

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