Research Report

Resource Category Topic Type
Measuring Racial Equity in New Hampshire’s Food System
This assessment breaks down data from the nationally reported Agriculture Statistics to encourage further investigation and spark conversations that r...
Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens Research Report
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Ossipee, NH 2022
Over the past two years, interrupted but not deterred by the ongoing pandemic, we worked adaptively and creatively with the Ossipee Economic Developme...
Community & Economic Development Research Report
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Keene, NH 2022
Over six months, from Sept. 2021-March 2022, we worked with the City of Keene on how to better connect two rail trails with their downtown businesses....
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Research Report
Research Report: High tunnel eggplant varieties, pruning, and postharvest storage, 2018
Recently, parthenocarpic varieties of eggplant (ones that set fruit without pollination) have been developed specifically for greenhouse and tunnel pr...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops Research Report
Research Report: Figs for Cold Climates 2021
Fig is grown commercially in mild climates throughout the world. Fig offers the potential to be a high-value crop in New England, but to be profitable...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops Research Report
Community Engagement Report: Hood Park, Derry NH 2020
In the summer of 2020, the Town of Derry began the process of engaging the community to determine the future of Hood Park. Goals included creating a c...
Community Leadership Community & Economic Development Research Report
Research Report: Using insectary plants to attract hoverflies, 2017-2018
Aphids are an economically damaging pest for several crops.  This study aimed to explore the practicality of using insectary plants to attract predato...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) vegetable crops Research Report
First Impressions: Derry NH 2019
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping communit...
Community & Economic Development Research Report
Rivers and Economic Development Research Brief
Throughout history, rivers have been drivers of economic development. Many communities have rivers running through their downtowns and when rivers are...
Location: Durham Campus
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Research Report
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Bristol, NH 2019
We recently completed a pilot of our Downtowns & Trails program in Bristol, NH.  This final report summarizes the work we've done with the co...
Community & Economic Development Research Report