UNH Cooperative Extension publishes a variety of newsletters designed to deliver interesting, educational, and relevant information to you, based on your interests.
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 and Economic Development
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:
Getting to know Carroll County!
Five Steps To Food Safe Fruit and Vegetable Home Gardening: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist, Food Safety.
Although meat and poultry are more commonly associated with foodborne illness (a.k.a. food poisoning) outbreaks more are being traced to leafy greens, tomatoes, cantaloupe and other raw fruits and vegetables. Most of the foodborne illnesses are caused by bacteria, viruses, molds and parasites found on raw produce that is not carefully handled, washed or prepared. These microorganisms are a natural part of the environment and can be a problem whether you choose to use organic or conventional gardening methods. Read full story.