It’s a Peach!

…and a plum and an apple and — well, you get the idea. If you have fruit trees, you may be interested in attending this demonstration offered through the UNH Cooperative Extension. Tree Fruit Pruning Demonstration The UNH Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County, will be holding a tree fruit pruning demonstration on Thursday, February 22 at 9:30 am until noon time.

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White Stuff on the Ground, Green Stuff in the Greenhouse

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension will be offering a Greenhouse Production Basics workshop on Wednesday, February 21. Designed for novice growers, this daylong workshop will cover site selection, greenhouse construction, growing media, plant nutrition, budgeting, niche marketing and plant selection. The workshop will be held at the Massabesic Audubon Center in Auburn. A follow-up twilight meeting at a

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Winter (Conference) Wonderland!

On March 2, NOFA-NH’s Fifth Annual Winter Conference titled “Peas Lettuce Feed You” will take place at Winnisquam Regional High School in Tilton, NH, just 20 miles north of Concord. The conference features 28 workshops in 4 sessions, on food, farming, gardening, landscaping, sustainability and related topics, and will offer an potluck lunch, a Keynote, and a Market Fair showcasing

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Wine Workshop for Growers

SFS participant Nada Hadad sends us news of an interesting workshop for any grower interested in exploring winemaking.Growing Wine Grapes in NH as an Alternative Enterprise: No Longer a Dream – Workshop The UNH Cooperative Extension, along with the New Hampshire Winery Association and the NH Risk Management Education Group, is pleased to invite you to a February wine making

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A Slow Six Months

Our first six months, truth be told, were anything but a slow start. The first few events were planned even before our application to Slow Food USA was complete! Between May and December, 2006, the Seacoast convivium offered: Table presentations at Carlo Petrini’s May 18, 2006 lecture at UNH, the Exeter Farmer’s Market, and the first Seacoast Local Festival Luncheon

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