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Monday, 12/01/2014

Cooking Matters for Adults Shopping Tour
(04:30 PM - 06:00 PM)

This tour is part of a Cooking Matters for Adults series that was being held in Center harbor. Participants will go on a tour of the grocery store to learn more about reading food labels, comparing prices and finding the healthier options when they are available. Each participant will recieve a $10 gift card to practice what they learned on the tour. 

 

Location

  • Hannafords, 38 NH Rte 25, Meredith, NH, 03253

Wreath Making with a Botanical and Ecological Twist
(06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

The forests and landscapes of New Hampshire abound with plant materials that can be used to create unique and elegant holiday wreaths. Amy Papineau will discuss some of the many plant materials that can be collected for wreath making, with an emphasis on collecting sustainability (cutting bows properly, avoiding invasive species, etc.).  Master Gardener Intern, Nonie Reynders will then demonstrate wreath-making techniques using traditional and non-traditional plant materials.

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Location

  • Boscawen Municipal Complex, 116 North Main Street, 4th Floor, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Tuesday, 12/02/2014

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
(08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

 

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety certification program of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). This one-day course provides the latest science-based information on food safety and best practices in the industry.

Participants will learn how foodborne bacteria contaminate food and the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook and serve food for their customers.

 

Participants are expected to study the ServSafe Manager coursebook prior to class. At the end of the course, the national ServSafe certification exam will be administered. Participants passing the exam with a grade of 75% or higher will receive ServSafe® Food Safety Certification from NRAEF. Certification is valid for five years.

 

Instructor: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist

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Location

  • Frisbee Memorial Community Ed & Conf Center, 11 Whitehall Road, Rochester, NH, 03867

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students. Students learn about food groups and healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Effingham Elementary School, 6 Partridge Cove Road, Effingham, NH, 03882

Inquiry Teaching Methods: Grounding STEM Education Programs in Inquiry
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) STEM Field Specialists are offering a workshop based on the theory and practice of inquiry-based teaching and learning within the STEM disciplines.

Inquiry-based learning is an approach that involves exploring the natural and man-made world around us in a manner that leads to questioning, observing, investigating, testing and discussing with others what results were found.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of inquiry including how to ask investigable questions, planning an investigation and sharing results.  They will conduct an inquiry investigation of their own and learn how to “shift” or change existing science activities into inquiry based activities.

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Thursday, 12/04/2014

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students.  Students learn about the different food groups and healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Paul School, 60 Taylor Way, Wakefield, NH, 03872

Friday, 12/05/2014

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students.  Students learn about food groups and making healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Paul School, 60 Taylor Way, Wakefield, NH, 03872

Tuesday, 12/09/2014

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students. Students learn about food groups and healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Effingham Elementary School, 6 Partridge Cove Road, Effingham, NH, 03882

Wednesday, 12/10/2014

Practical Approaches to Improving Soil Health
(09:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

Taking a New Look at Soil Health Management

Morning Program:
Introduction to Soil Health
Managing Production Risk

Afternoon Program (choice of session)

Vegetable Session:
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
Cover Crop Recommendations for Vegetable Cropping Systems

Livestock/Forage Session:
Case Studies & Research Results

3.5 pesticide applicator credits available.

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Location

  • Common Man Inn and Spa, 231 Main Street, Plymouth, NH, 03264

Thursday, 12/11/2014

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students.  Students learn about the different food groups and healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Paul School, 60 Taylor Way, Wakefield, NH, 03872

Friday, 12/12/2014

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students.  Students learn about food groups and making healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Paul School, 60 Taylor Way, Wakefield, NH, 03872

Monday, 12/15/2014

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

SAFE reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. SAFE workshops provide food safety training for new employees and refresher information for more experienced staff. The 2 hour workshop uses practical discussion and hands-on demonstrations to help participants apply safe food handling practices in the workplace. SAFE participants receive fact sheets and a certificate of attendance.

Presented by: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist, Food Safety

Location

  • Attitash Grand Summit Hotel and Conference Center, Rte. 302, Bartlett, NH, 03812

Tuesday, 12/16/2014

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students. Students learn about food groups and healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Effingham Elementary School, 6 Partridge Cove Road, Effingham, NH, 03882

Inquiry Teaching Methods: Grounding STEM Education Programs in Inquiry
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

*ONLINE OFFICE HOURS

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) STEM Field Specialists are offering a workshop based on the theory and practice of inquiry-based teaching and learning within the STEM disciplines.

Inquiry-based learning is an approach that involves exploring the natural and man-made world around us in a manner that leads to questioning, observing, investigating, testing and discussing with others what results were found.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of inquiry including how to ask investigable questions, planning an investigation and sharing results.  They will conduct an inquiry investigation of their own and learn how to “shift” or change existing science activities into inquiry based activities.

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Carroll County Advisory Council
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Agenda items:

Staff Evaluations:  Ann Hamilton and Olivia Saunders

Administrative Staff attending:  Amy Ouellette

Location

  • Carroll County UNHCE Office, 73 Main Street, Conway, NH, 03818

Wednesday, 12/17/2014

NH Farm to School Info Session
(09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

For Farmers, Food Service Directors, Community Groups & Food Distributors.

 

NH Farm to School is a statewide program working to connect NH farms & schools. These connections enable schools to serve healthy, locally grown foods in their cafeterias, integrate farms, food, and nutrition into their curriculum, and explore food and agriculture-based learning opportunities.

 

Stacey Purslow, NH Farm to School Program Coordinator will describe how your school or district can benefit from the Farm to School Program.

Location

  • Tin Mountain Conservation Center, 1245 Bald Hill Road, Albany, NH, 03818

Thursday, 12/18/2014

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students.  Students learn about the different food groups and healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Paul School, 60 Taylor Way, Wakefield, NH, 03872

Friday, 12/19/2014

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students.  Students learn about food groups and making healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Paul School, 60 Taylor Way, Wakefield, NH, 03872

Tuesday, 12/23/2014

Show Me Nutrition - Nutrition in the classroom
(01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Classroom enrichment nutrition education for elementary school students. Students learn about food groups and healthy food and physical activity choices.

Location

  • Effingham Elementary School, 6 Partridge Cove Road, Effingham, NH, 03882

Saturday, 01/10/2015

4-H Animal Science Bonanza - Save the Date!
(09:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

4-H members who have an interest in Beef, Sheep, Goats, Poultry, and Dairy have the opportunity to participate in quiz bowls, skillathons, and attend workshops.

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Location

  • Walpole Elementary School, 8 Bemis Lane, Walpole, NH, 03608

Tuesday, 01/13/2015

Inquiry Teaching Methods: Grounding STEM Education Programs in Inquiry
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) STEM Field Specialists are offering a workshop based on the theory and practice of inquiry-based teaching and learning within the STEM disciplines.

Inquiry-based learning is an approach that involves exploring the natural and man-made world around us in a manner that leads to questioning, observing, investigating, testing and discussing with others what results were found.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of inquiry including how to ask investigable questions, planning an investigation and sharing results.  They will conduct an inquiry investigation of their own and learn how to “shift” or change existing science activities into inquiry based activities.

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Saturday, 01/17/2015

Chickens: The Basics - Part I
(10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)

Dot Perkins,  of UNH Cooperative Extension, has been raising meat, milk and eggs for her family for over 30 years. She will present information about breeds, housing and seasonal care. This talk will not cover butchering or broilers. Come listen to all the facts and many practical tips pertaining to raising chickens or eggs.

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Location

  • Boscawen Municipal Complex, 116 North Main Street, 4th Floor, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Intermediate Chickens
(12:30 PM - 02:00 PM)

Now that you have chickens . . what do you do with them? Dot Perkins of UNH Cooperative Extension, will present information about problems, illness that arise, predation and much more for the intermediate chicken owner. This talk will not cover butchering but some facts and all questions about culling will be included. Come listen to all the facts and many practical tips about living with chickens beyond the first year.

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Location

  • Boscawen Municipal Complex, 116 North Main Street, 4th Floor, Boscawen, NH, 03303

UNH Men's Ice Hockey Ticket Order - January 2015 Game
(06:30 PM - 09:30 PM)

You are invited to support NH 4-H and see the UNH Wildcats host UMass in a men's ice hockey game Saturday, January 17 at the UNH Whittemore Center in Durham.  See flyer to order hockey tickets.

Location

  • UNH Whittemore Center, 128 Main Street, Durham, NH, 03824

Tuesday, 01/20/2015

Carroll County Advisory Council
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Agenda items:

Staff Evaluations:

Administrative Staff attending:

Location

  • Carroll County UNHCE Office, 73 Main Street, Conway, NH, 03818


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