What We're Reading, Watching, and Doing: May 2021
We've made it to May! Read on for our round up of local events, news, and other nifty resources from across our food system and beyond. Don't see your event or resource listed below? Email us to have it added!
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JUNE 4, 12-1PM
NH Food Alliance's June Network Cafe on land conservation, featuring a presentation from NH Agrarian Commons. Learn more and register
JUNE 5, 12-5PM
A Taste of Keene Food Festival Learn more and get involved
Nutrition incentive programs, like SNAP, Granite State Market Match, Double Up Food Bucks, and more, ensure all New Hampshire families have access to enough nutritious food to lead healthy lives. Join the NH Food Access Coalition e-mail list to learn more state legislation related to nutrition incentive programs and how you can engage with the legislative process, as well as to receive updates, educational materials, and to find out about more opportunities for action in improving food access and security in New Hampshire. You can sign up to join the NH Food Access Coalition e-mail list at the link or by emailing Tiffany Dodier or request to join the list
NH Harvest of the Month for May is Mixed Greens! Pick some up and tag us @nheatslocal to share how you're enjoying the harvest. Find places to shop local through UNH Extension's Farm Product map or any of the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets, and Food's CSA, Farm stands and Farmers' Market directories. Learn more and get recipes here
READ THIS, WATCH THAT
Local Meat Processing & Policy Network Cafe recording and summary via NH Food Alliance Read more and watch here
"Pivoting Policy, Programs and Partnerships: Food Policy Councils' Responses to the Crises of 2020" via Johns Hopkins University Center for a Livable Future Read more here