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October 17, 2019
The 17th century Japanese poet Mizuta Masahide wrote a haiku that’s often translated as, “Barn's burnt down / Now I can see the moon.” It’s a phrase that speaks to the idea of looking at the bright side of life when things go wrong. New Hampshire farmers Sarah Heffron and Craig Thompson found themselves quite literally in this kind of situation when their multi-use barn burned down in 2017. Their version of seeing the moon? “When we rebuilt, we switched from pigs to parties,” Heffron explains.
October 16, 2019
When you go to the farmers market in the fall, you are likely to find a variety of colorful winter squashes. Some varieties you might spot are: butternut, acorn, delicata, blue hubbard, buttercup, sweet dumpling, turban, red kuri, kabocha, and spaghetti squash. Winter squash can be used in many different recipes. It can be roasted, made into soup, added to casseroles, baked, boiled, mashed, stuffed and even stir-fried. Extending the bounty

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October 17, 2019

Above Photo: Unhealthy crowns on pine trees as a result of a combination of root rot and needle...

October 17, 2019

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October 16, 2019

When you go to the farmers market in the fall, you are likely to find a variety of colorful winter...

October 16, 2019

A very common gardening myth is that pine trees and the needles they drop acidify the soil. While...

October 15, 2019

Many New Hampshire educators are teaching computer science for the first time this fall, thanks to...

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October 11, 2019

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October 10, 2019

Dahlias can be kept for many years if they are treated properly. Dahlias start producing tubers in...

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