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NH Eat Local Month Events

This August, Monadnock Food Co-op will join the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA), New Hampshire Food Alliance, and partners throughout North America to amplify the Eat Local movement. Granite staters call this celebration NH Eats Local Month: nheatslocal.com.

A strong local food system keeps communities vibrant, economies growing, and landscapes healthy. When community members […]

Out of a Million Headlines, This Is the One I Find Most Frightening

George Harvey – Originally posted at Green Energy Times

Yes, I meant “a million.” It was not hyperbole.

Every day, I search the news for articles on energy and climate change. I gather news items, with links to the original articles, put them up in a […]

Mow Electric! Commercial Mower Demonstration Day – Rochester, VT

Successful Farming Practices in the Face of Climate Change

Alissa White shared results of her Northeast SARE-funded research project looking at climate change impacts on vegetable and berry farms at a national conference. Photo credit: Candice Huber, Northeast SARE.

Debra Heleba

When farmers and growers throughout the Northeast go to work, they know they will face unpredictable weather. After all, Mark Twain’s adage, […]

The Rain in Spain Falls Mainly on The Plain

Illustration by Gabriel Tempesta

David Fried

I hear the ice dripping as it is finally above freezing after a long winter.

The hail bouncing off my coat on my morning walk has turned to rain.

On the first warm day each rain drop leaves an animal at the spot where the raindrop touches the […]

“News Tip” Virtual Lacto-Fermented Vegetable Class

 

Lacto-Fermented Vegetables Free Virtual Workshop Hosted by Monadnock Food Co-op

The Monadnock Food Co-op will host a free virtual workshop called “Lacto-Fermented Vegetables” on Sunday, April 29, 2021, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Lili Hanft will lead this workshop.

Participants will learn about the many health benefits of probiotic […]

Solar Webinar for Small Businesses on Feb. 24 – Please Join Us!

Join us for a Feb. 24 live webinar to learn how a central NH farm leveraged USDA grants and other incentives to fund their solar project.

Does your NH small business have te perfect roof for a solar array?

Are you interested in learning how a solar PV can help your bottom line?

Join […]

Livestock Methane, Perspectives and Progress

Biogenic Carbon Cycle. You can learn more about this graphic at www.bit.ly/UCD-C-cycle. A video discussion with comments from UC Davis CLEAR Center’s director is at www.bit.ly/Rethink-CH4.

Jessie Haas

The climate in which we developed our civilization was shaped by grass and the animals that ate it. Co-evolving, grass and grazing herds built […]

Meeting the Climate Change Challenge:

Maine Grange Farmer’s Initiative Sets Its Bar High

Toby Martin

The Maine Grange Farmer’s Initiative, formed this past August by two members of the Maine State Grange, Toby Martin of Islesboro and Steve Verrill of Poland, is stepping up to take a leadership role by showing how farmers in Maine can join other Mainers in […]

What is it About Flowers?

Photo by artist Joyce Dutka

David Fried

In every snowflake there is a flower waiting. Flowers, when they fade away, become seeds for snowflakes. Snowflakes, when they fall, become flowers when they melt. How else to explain the softness of fresh snow and the warmth of flower petals against the cheek? Snow, […]