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NH Eat Local Month: Passport to Local Farms, August 28–29

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

485.jpgThis year’s NH Eat Local Month is featuring a Passport to Local Farms Weekend, August 28–29:

 

Passport to Local Farms is a statewide open house on almost 60 participating farms. The event is interactive and invites visitors to obtain an official “passport” to collect stamps at each farm they visit during that weekend. Those who collect four or more stamps are eligible to submit their passports for a prize drawing in September. Drawing details are on the Passport game card.

 

Download your Passport and list of participating farms below and begin planning your farm visit weekend!

 

Passport game card and list of participating farms, including the Barrington Natural Heritage Agriculture Fair at Warren Farm, are available online.

Spiderman spotted at the Portsmouth Farmers’ Market – loves NH corn

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Spider-Man was spotted enjoying fresh sweet corn at the Portsmouth Farmers’ Market this weekend. When questioned about his presence at the crime-free farmers’ market, he replied by chomping into his corn.

Spiderman eating corn

Even Spider-Man is participating in NH Eat Local Week

Spiderman spotted eating NH corn

Other NH Eat Local Week news, participating Seacoast businesses, and events include:

  • The Dolphin Striker will have a special 3-course prix fix menu each night of NH Eat Local Week,  for $35
  • The Black Trumpet will be creating specials for the week and highlighting its regular supply chain of local growers and producers with a special hand-out
  • Flag Hill Winery will have a dinner on Friday, August 8, utilizing NH produce and meats
  • Blue Moon Bakery & Cafe in Exeter will offer a wide variety of local sandwiches and soups for NH Eat Local Week
  • The Little Milkman is offering a NH Eat Local Week special – sign up this week for home delivery of NH milk, meats, cheeses and more and get the first month’s delivery charge waived
  • Lee Farm Day is Saturday, August 9! Lots of fun things to see and do, map and information available at www.nhcornmaze.com
  • Kellie Brook Farm will have fresh (never frozen) chickens for sale from Thursday August 7 through Saturday August 9 at the farm at 1024 Portsmouth Avenue (Rte 33), in Greenland, NH. Fresh chickens will also be for sale at the Exeter Farmers’ Market on Thursday, August 7 from 2:15-6pm, in Swazey Parkway in Exeter. Directions to Kellie Brook Farm (.pdf)

Exeter Farmers’ Market holding a raffle for NH Eat Local Week – buy your tickets this Thursday July 31!

Monday, July 28th, 2008

The Exeter Farmers’ Market is celebrating NH Eat Local Week with a raffle of local foods donated by market vendors. Farmers’ Market vendors have donated pies, spice blends, garlic, potatoes, maple syrup, gift certificates for locally prepared foods, and two dozen ears of corn for prize baskets to be raffled off Thursday July 31.

Raffle tickets will be sold for $1 apiece or 4 for $5 at the Exeter Farmers’ Market in Swasey Parkway from 2:15 – 6 PM on Thursday, July 31. Winners will be able to pick up their prize baskets during NH Eat Local Week on August 7 at the Exeter Farmers’ Market.