Part three of "Share Your Story" presentations featured at the 2021 NH Food System Statewide Gathering

"Share Your Story, Part Three" focuses on businesses and organizations with missions to improve food insecurity and food access across the Granite State. Watch the full video and access quick links and more information about each featured businesses or organization below. And use the "WATCH AT..." timestamps to easily navigate through each part of the video. 

Featured at the 2021 NH Food System Statewide Gathering, the NH Food Alliance's "Share Your Story" series highlights 90 second presentations submitted by the people, businesses, and organizations whose are making the New Hampshire food system vibrant and viable. Presented in three parts, watch all three videos to experience the breadth of the amazing work happening across the state.

Want to share your story with our local food system and beyond? Submit your story to the NH Food Alliance HERE and have it featured on our website!

UNH Extension's Nutrition Connections | @unhce_nutritionconnections | WATCH AT 0:09
Nutrition Connections is a no-cost, hands-on nutrition education program that provides limited-resource families the knowledge and skills they need for better health. 

Farm to Institution New England | @farm2inst | WATCH AT 2:03
Farm to Institution New England is a six-state network that partners with schools, colleges, and hospitals to get more local food into their cafeterias.

COWASS North America, Inc. | @cowasuck | WATCH AT 3:08
The Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki People formed an incorporated nonprofit that offers educational and cultural programs, social services, religious services, and environmental programs, including the forthcoming Nebizonkikonal Gardens Project.​

Community Meals to GoTown of Peterborough | @townofpeterboroughnh | @communitymealstogoWATCH AT 4:31Created by the Town of Peterborough, Community Meals to Go is a donations-funded meals program that contracts Peterborough-area restaurants to prepare and package healthy meals to be delivered to food insecure individuals and families.

The NH Food BankNH Feeding NH | @nh_food_bank | WATCH AT 5:53
The mission of the New Hampshire Food Bank is to feed hungry people by soliciting and effectively distributing grocery products and perishable foods, and offering innovative programs through a statewide network of approved agencies; by advocating for systemic change; and by educating the public about the nature of, and solutions to, problems of hunger in New Hampshire. The NH Food Bank, in partnership with the NH Food AllianceNH Farm Bureau, and NOFA-NH,  launched NH Feeding NH, a statewide initiative designed to support the purchase of NH grown food to feed food insecure neighbors with nutritious locally grown produce, fruit, dairy protein, and more.

Southwestern Community Services & NH WIC Directors Association | @scshelps | WATCH AT 7:22
Southwestern Community Services (SCS), a Community Action Agency, has served the needs of Cheshire and Sullivan County citizens since 1965. The WIC program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education at no cost to the families of low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to 5 years of age.​

The Cornucopia Project | @cornproject | WATCH AT 8:57
With locally-grown food at the heart, the Cornucopia Project helps to build strong, healthy communities by developing and delivering agriculture-based edible education programs to children as they grow, and by playing a leadership role in the local food movement.​

Merrimack County Conservation District | @merrimackccd | WATCH at 10:18
The Merrimack County Conservation District is a non-regulatory public agency that works in partnership with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to serve residents, town officials, educators, members of non-profit organizations, and others in the 27 towns that make up Merrimack County and help land owners and users in Merrimack County manage soil, water, forest, and other natural resources.​