NH Eat Local Month

August is New Hampshire Eat Local Month!

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    New Hampshire Eat Local Month Recipes

    Thanks for caring about local foods and reducing waste. Note that our recipes contain red and green words: Red signals local produce that is in season whereas green is for local foods that are in season now and throughout the year.

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    4th Annual Durham Farm Day

    A town and campus wide celebration of Durham farms and farming with lots of family friendly activities: 4th Annual Durham Farm Day, Saturday, August 20th, 10am – 4pm, rain or shine!

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    Farmers Market of Keene Honors NH Eat Local Month

    In honor of NH Eat Local Month the Farmers’ Market of Keene, in partnership with the Cheshire County Conservation District, will remove the $10 cap on Granite State Market Match. Customers paying with EBT, or SNAP, can double their dollars — with no limit during the entire month of August! For each dollar spent they are matched a dollar to purchase more local fruits and vegetables from vendors at the market.

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    Love Your Farmer Scavenger Hunts in the Upper...

    By Becka Warren, Vital Communities: Love Your Farmer Scavenger Hunts at participating farmers’ markets in the Upper Valley, to Celebrate New Hampshire Eat Local Month and Vermont Open Farm week August 15-21. Every kid gets a small prize for participating and is entered in to a raffle to win a grand prize when they return their hunt.

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    NH Eat Local Month Hits the Airwaves

    Thanks to the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters, this New Hampshire Eat Local Month radio ad will hit the our state’s airwaves throughout the month of August.

Happy New Hampshire Eat Local Month

Posted by Jen Risley On June - 26 - 2016 Comments Off on Happy New Hampshire Eat Local Month
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Throughout the month of August, seventy-one partners throughout the state are coming together to highlight New Hampshire Eat Local Month — a month-long celebration of local food and New Hampshire farmers and producers. “All month long, we hope to inspire you to eat more locally grown, raised and made foods, meet the farmers, growers and chefs behind your food and learn new skills that keep you eating locally throughout the year,” said Jen Risley of New Hampshire Farms Network. Stay[…]

31 Days, 31 Ways to Celebrate

Posted by Sara Zoe On May - 1 - 2016 Comments Off on 31 Days, 31 Ways to Celebrate
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August is NH Eat Local Month, and we’ve got 31 days to celebrate! All month long, we can find new ways to support New Hampshire farmers and local agriculture. 1. Visit a farmers’ market 2. Eat what’s in season. 3. Grow your own. It’s not too late to plant things like greens, carrots, etc. for the fall, in fact, it’s perfect timing! Limited Space? – grow herbs on your window sills or a sunny spot all year round. List of[…]

New Hampshire Eat Local Month Recipes

Posted by Jen Risley On August - 5 - 2016 Comments Off on New Hampshire Eat Local Month Recipes
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Thanks for caring about local foods and reducing waste. Note that our recipes contain red and green words: Red signals local produce that is in season whereas green is for local foods that are in season now and throughout the year.

Lakes Region Eat Local Photo Contest

Posted by Jen Risley On August - 4 - 2016 Comments Off on Lakes Region Eat Local Photo Contest
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During August, the Belknap County Conservation District and the Lakes Region Food Network are co-sponsoring a photo contest. Submit your photo of “how You eat local” and you may be the lucky winner of a $25 gift certificate to one of these great local businesses: Wayfarer Coffee Shop, Laconia Village Bakery, Local Eatery, Local Provisions, Osgood’s Agway, Burrito ME, and Sunflower Natural Foods.

4th Annual Durham Farm Day

Posted by Jen Risley On August - 1 - 2016 Comments Off on 4th Annual Durham Farm Day
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A town and campus wide celebration of Durham farms and farming with lots of family friendly activities: 4th Annual Durham Farm Day, Saturday, August 20th, 10am – 4pm, rain or shine!

Farmers Market of Keene Honors NH Eat Local Month

Posted by Jen Risley On July - 29 - 2016 Comments Off on Farmers Market of Keene Honors NH Eat Local Month
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In honor of NH Eat Local Month the Farmers’ Market of Keene, in partnership with the Cheshire County Conservation District, will remove the $10 cap on Granite State Market Match. Customers paying with EBT, or SNAP, can double their dollars — with no limit during the entire month of August! For each dollar spent they are matched a dollar to purchase more local fruits and vegetables from vendors at the market.

Love Your Farmer Scavenger Hunts in the Upper Valley

Posted by Jen Risley On July - 26 - 2016 Comments Off on Love Your Farmer Scavenger Hunts in the Upper Valley
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By Becka Warren, Vital Communities: Love Your Farmer Scavenger Hunts at participating farmers’ markets in the Upper Valley, to Celebrate New Hampshire Eat Local Month and Vermont Open Farm week August 15-21. Every kid gets a small prize for participating and is entered in to a raffle to win a grand prize when they return their hunt.

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week: August 7-13, 2016

Posted by Jen Risley On July - 15 - 2016 Comments Off on Celebrate National Farmers Market Week: August 7-13, 2016
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National Farmers Market Week is August 7-13, 2016 — and there’s so much to celebrate! Farmers markets are more than just an outlet for fresh produce and friendly farmers. According to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics, these grassroots venues have increased in number by over 60% since 2009 to more than 8,500 today. These markets preserve farmland, stimulate local economies, increase access to fresh nutritious food, improve community health, and promote sustainability. For example, growers selling locally create[…]

NH Eat Local Month Hits the Airwaves

Posted by Jen Risley On July - 15 - 2016 Comments Off on NH Eat Local Month Hits the Airwaves
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Thanks to the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters, this New Hampshire Eat Local Month radio ad will hit the our state’s airwaves throughout the month of August.

Call for Partners: 2016 NH Eat Local Month

Posted by Jen Risley On May - 1 - 2016 Comments Off on Call for Partners: 2016 NH Eat Local Month

It’s time to start planning this year’s NH Eat Local Month, an annual event in August that celebrates local food and farming in our state. This year, New Hampshire Farms Network (NHFN) is collaborating with the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food, Seacoast Eat Local and hopefully you to amplify the “Eat Local” message and empower more of us to celebrate the harvest. We’re looking for partners to help us spread the word and energize all parts of the[…]

Tweet #nheatlocalmonth

Posted by Sara Zoe On May - 1 - 2016 Comments Off on Tweet #nheatlocalmonth
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Tweet along using the hashtag #nheatlocalmonth

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