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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

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

QuickBooks for Farmers
(11:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

This four session course will teach producers how to use QuickBooks to manage their farm financial records. Learn how to set up the software, create invoices, enter payments, write checks to pay bills, and produce reports to monitor business performance. Farm Credit East and Yankee Farm Credit tax and record specialists will lead the instruction at their respective sites. Please contact the Farm Credit Association office in your area for information on financial assistance.

 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

 

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Location

  • Granite State College - Concord, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH, 03301

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

Celebrate the Season with Fabulous Food Adventures
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Tuesdays: October 28 - December 9.  Open to Seabrook Middle School participants. Conquer the kitchen! Learn cooking basics and how to feed your body the fuel it needs to have energy throughout the day. Our food focus will be seasonal foods celebrating the harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and a food gift to share.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

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

Wednesday, 12/03/2014

Advanced Farm Management
(11:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

This workshop is for mid-career producers who are serious about building their financial management and strategic marketing skills. Participants will evaluate their businesses’ overall financial condition and examine the costs and profitability of individual enterprises. With a handle on production costs, participants will be able to assess their marketing plans and options, revise their product mix, and project next year’s profits and cash flow.   

 

Level:  Intermediate to Advanced

Location

  • Student Conservation Association - Charlestown, 689 River Road, Charlestown,, NH, 03603

Family Mealtime: A 4-Week Cooking and Nutrition Series for Families
(04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Wednesdays: November 5, 12, 19, December 3. This program is open to participants at Cross Roads House. Learn basic cooking skills and how to prepare healthy, low-cost meals and snacks. Develop healthy eating habits at home, at school, and when eating out.

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Location

  • Cross Roads House, 600 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Rockingham County Woodland Owners Association 2014 Annual Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:30 PM)


Enjoy dinner with friends and celebrate achievements in the field of environmental education, sustainable forestry and conservation.

 

Registration Deadline: November 28, 2014

 

See attached flyer for the registration form.

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Location

  • Holy Grail Restaurant, 64 Main Street, Epping, NH, 03042

Thursday, 12/04/2014

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

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

9th Annual Poinsettia Trials Open House
(10:00 AM - 06:00 PM)

 

Come celebrate the season with over 100 varieties of poinsettias at the UNH MacFarlane Greenhouse and the Thompson School Horticultural Facility.

 

See the flyer.

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

UNH Greenhouse Field Day
(01:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

This is your chance to see first hand the research being conducted for the growers of New Hampshire at the University of New Hampshire.

 

Join us and learn about energy conservation at Woodman Farm, hydroponic greens at the MacFarlane Greenhouse, and view over 100 poinsettia varieties.

 

Click here to learn more

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Cooking Matters for Kids
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 30 - December 11 (no class 11/27). In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat. Open to Seabrook Adventure Zone afterschool participants.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Essential Farm Accounting
(06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Financial record keeping can challenge farmers and farm managers who have little formal training. Many farm businesses fail to properly record and use financial information for making crucial decisions. This session will help you spot and avoid errors by learning accounting concepts and practices. You will also understand which reports tell you if the business is profitable and growing.

 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

 

Registration:  Click Here

Location

  • Grafton County UNHCE Office, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH, 03774

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

9th Annual Poinsettia Trials Open House
(10:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

 

Come celebrate the season with over 100 varieties of poinsettias at the UNH MacFarlane Greenhouse and the Thompson School Horticultural Facility.

 

See the flyer.

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

QuickBooks for Farmers
(11:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

This four session course will teach producers how to use QuickBooks to manage their farm financial records. Learn how to set up the software, create invoices, enter payments, write checks to pay bills, and produce reports to monitor business performance. Farm Credit East and Yankee Farm Credit tax and record specialists will lead the instruction at their respective sites. Please contact the Farm Credit Association office in your area for information on financial assistance.

 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

Location

  • Granite State College - Concord, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH, 03301

Field Trip 101: Volunteer Training
(01:00 PM - 04:30 PM)

This fun and interactive volunteer training will provide you with the basics of planning and executing a guided walk. Participants in this free training should be willing to commit to leading at least one outdoor event in the subsequent 12 months. You can do it! It’s easy, it’s fun, and we promise you’ll feel prepared after this workshop!


This workshop is open to all natural resource volunteers including SPNHF Land Stewards, Natural Resource Stewards, Coverts Cooperators, NHFG Wildlife Stewards, NH Audubon volunteers, Conservation Commissioners, and other community volunteers.

 

Flyer 


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Location

  • Forest Society, Conservation Center, 54 Portsmouth St., Concord, NH, 03301

Saturday, 12/06/2014

9th Annual Poinsettia Trials Open House
(10:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

 

Come celebrate the season with over 100 varieties of poinsettias at the UNH MacFarlane Greenhouse and the Thompson School Horticultural Facility.

 

See the flyer.

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Tuesday, 12/09/2014

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

Celebrate the Season with Fabulous Food Adventures
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Tuesdays: October 28 - December 9.  Open to Seabrook Middle School participants. Conquer the kitchen! Learn cooking basics and how to feed your body the fuel it needs to have energy throughout the day. Our food focus will be seasonal foods celebrating the harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and a food gift to share.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

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


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