farmers markets en The State Of Farming In N.H. <p>New Hampshire’s farm legacy extends to the very beginning of our state’s history, when farmers from over-crowded areas in southern New England started to move north in search of more open land. While the soil in New Hampshire was not as fertile as they’d hoped, farmers did take root in the state and are still here. And while the country overall has seen a trend toward fewer, bigger farms, new data from show the reverse in New Hampshire and New England: over the past five years, the state’s number of farms has grown 5%, for a total 30% increase over the past decade. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 44573 at The State Of Farming In N.H. Art, Local Food, And Charity Combine At Farmers Market <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Nottingham Farmers Market will be the site of a so-called ‘vegetable mandala' today. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Traditionally, </span>mandalas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are intricate geometric designs used in Buddhist practice.&nbsp; But in Nottingham, visitors will buy or bring their own local produce to a table and artistically arrange their donations to create a large-scale design.&nbsp; </span></p> Sun, 18 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 33358 at Gov. Hassan Declares Farmers Market Week In New Hampshire <p></p><p>Governor Maggie Hassan will be at the Salem Farmers Market on Sunday, where she will proclaim next week Farmers Market week in New Hampshire.</p><p>There are approximately 80 farmers markets in the Granite State.</p><p>According to Hassan, the Salem Farmers Market runs a program funded through provide fundraising that allows for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits to be accepted for double their value.</p><p>The Farmers Market week will run from August 4<sup>th</sup> through August 10<sup>th</sup>.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 20:54:48 +0000 Michael Brindley 32461 at Gov. Hassan Declares Farmers Market Week In New Hampshire Farmers Markets: Ripe for the Picking <P>This is a great time to hit your local farmer's market; Hippo Editor Amy Diaz tells us about some surprising finds. <A href="">Read more&nbsp;from The Hippo</A>, and <A href="">find a market near you.</A></P> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 13:55:22 +0000 Rick Ganley 12018 at Farmers Markets: Ripe for the Picking EBT Friendly Farmer's Markets <p>A new initiative design to entice low income customers to shop at farmer’s markets.</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 14:02:52 +0000 Todd Bookman & Virginia Prescott 9470 at EBT Friendly Farmer's Markets Word of Mouth 6.23.2012 <p>Guerilla weddings. Animal shelter social media success. The birth of the bomb, illustrated. Farmers market fakes. The lure of old tractors. And what makes audiobooks great...inspiring us to try our own version.</p> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 02:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 7403 at Word of Mouth 6.23.2012