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UNH has been having its Local Harvest Feast for a number of years now – this year it is on Wednesday September 24 and it is a great opportunity to see local food on a large scale.Not everything, by far, is local, but it’s pretty amazing just how much they can do.

And now here’s news of a local feast at Plymouth State University!

Plymouth State University will host an outdoor local foods buffet on Wednesday, September 17, 2008.  The buffet will feature foods purchased from local vendors and will be available at the Mountain View Snack Bar in the Hartman Union Building from 11:00AM until 1:00PM and outside the Prospect Hall Dining Room from 4:30PM until 7:30PM.  Dinner can purchased with cash or a PSU meal plan.

The menu will include Clam Chowder; Carrot & Ginger Salad; Marinate Beet & Onion Salad; Cole Slaw; Mixed Greens & Vegetable Salad; Apple, Pear, & Walnut Salad with Maple Dressing; Fresh Rolls & Braided Bread with Whipped Butter; Baked Haddock; Venison Stew, Roasted Chicken; Herb Potatoes; Spaghetti Squash, Egg Salad Sandwiches; Strawberry Yogurt Soup; Apple Pie; Blueberry Buckle; Watermelon; Pumpkin Bread; Milk, Water, & Apple Cider.

Items for the buffet were purchased from Black River Produce of North Springfield, VT; Owens Truck Farm of Plymouth, NH; Bonnie Brae Farms of Plymouth, NH; Saunders Produce of Somersworth, NH; Dole & Bailey Chicken of the Northeast; Meadow Ledge Farms of Loudon, NH; Stoneyfield Farms of Londonderry, NH, as well as items produced in the PSU bakery.

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