Carroll County Highlights
See how and where we have been working for Carroll County over the past year
- Farmers' Markets
- Farms of Carroll County
- Veggie Volunteer
- Education Center and Info Line
- Songs of Spring Underscore Importance of Vernal Pools
Carroll County’s UNH Cooperative Extension office is part of a network of county, state and regional outreach education offices that bring the University of New Hampshire resources directly to the people who live and work in Carroll County. The staff, along with more than 30 campus-based Extension specialists, provides county residents with research-based education and information, enhancing their ability to make informed decisions that improve their lives.
Carroll County Extension educators provide information in the following areas:
Community & Economic Development staff work with local communities to enhance skills of local leaders, broaden their knowledge on decision-making, engage the public, create a vision for the future, and improve the economy. The following is a list of program offerings:
For more information about community and economic development programs in Carroll County, please email Molly Donovan at Molly.Donovan@unh.edu or call 603-862-5046.
Getting to know Carroll County!
Food Preservation: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist, Food Safety
Gardens are in full production and, hopefully, brimming with an overabundance of vegetables. The joys of gardening are many but what do you do with all those extra vegetables? Your neighbors may start running the other way if you begin to offer too many zucchini or cucumbers. Consider home food preservation. All your hard work and patience will pay off this coming winter when you get to enjoy those summer vegetables. One of the nice things about home food preservation is that you know how the food was grown and prepared. Home food preservation includes both freezing and canning. Read full article.