• Small garden with a shed and irrigation

Discover the joy of self-sufficiency in Granite State. From sustainable gardening, to small farming business, to off-grid living, UNH Extension can provide practical tips,  inspiring stories, and research-based resources for those on the journey to acheive a simpler, more connected way of life in New Hampshire.


Foods stored more than a day using 4% vinegar or lower should be discarded
The National Center for Home Food Preservation asks that foods stored using 4% vingar or less, for more than 24 hours, be discarded. Learn More
A List of Resources
Learn about some helpful resources for homesteading in New Hampshire! Learn More
Here's How to Get Started
New Hampshire is a great state in which to homestead. Here are some simple ways to get started and why homesteading can benefit you! Learn More


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A one-of-a-kind, comprehensive 6-part video series covering the intricacies of greenhouse or high tunnel construction. Developed by the University of ... Learn More
Starting a homemade food business is a dream of many home cooks. Beginning small, in your own kitchen, with shelf-stable baked goods and other allowed... Learn More
Grafting as a means of propagating fruit trees dates back several thousand years or more. Grafting is used for two principal reasons: most fruit trees... Learn More