What We're Reading, Watching, and Doing: May 2021

Explore events, news, and resources from across the New Hampshire food system

Find out about events, news, and other resources on food and agriculture in New Hampshire.

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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EVENTS

MAY 16, 5:30-6:30PM
Monadnock Food Co-op's Lacto-Fermented Vegetables cooking workshop Register here

MAY 26 & 27
NH Coastal Adaptation Workgroup's 9th Annual Climate Summit Register here

ALL MONTH LONG
UNH Extension's Agriculture & Horticulture events and workshops  Learn more and register

UNH Extension's Home, Yard, & Garden events and workshops Learn more and register

Vital Communities's Flavors of the Valley 2021 Learn more and get involved

SAVE THE DATE

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


GET INVOLVED

Agrarian Trust and the New Hampshire Agrarian Commons are seeking funds to complete a regenerative farm transfer and investment in soil health improvements. Learn more, donate, and share

Nutrition incentive programs, like SNAPGranite State Market MatchDouble 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 directoriesLearn more and get recipes here


READ THIS, WATCH THAT

The Union Leader's Sustainability Issue featuring the NH Food Hub Network, the NH Food Alliance, and UNH's Sustainability Institute Read more here

Local Meat Processing & Policy Network Cafe recording and summary via NH Food Alliance Read more and watch here

"The pandemic-spurred interest in raising chickens faces a lack of processing plants" via the Concord Monitor Read more here

"Dover community gardens taking root: How you can get involved" via Foster's Daily Democrat Read more here

"Unpacking Land Policy and What is Needed for a More Equitable Farming Future" via the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) Read more here

"NH Farm Future Fund 2021 grant recipients announced" via Land for Food Read more here

Land for Good's Farm Transfer and Succession Series Watch here

Land Policy Report via the National Young Farmers Coalition Read more 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

The Faithlands Toolkit via Agrarian Trust Get it here

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