Events

Jan 25 - Kittery Rotary Club's 2nd Annual Pizza Bowl

Traip Academy Gym, Williams Ave, Kittery, ME

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

What could be better than pizza? Pizza that supports local charities. Join the Kittery Rotary Club at Traip Academy for the Kittery Rotary Club's 2nd Annual Pizza Bowl. There will be all you can eat pizza slices from local pizzerias, including AJ's, Badger's Island Pizza, Town House Pizza, Where Pigs Fly, and Dominos, fun, games, and music, including face painting and bounce houses. This is a family friendly event with fun for all ages! Even better, the fun and pizza all goes to good causes! All proceeds from the event will go to benefit local Kittery charities (Fuel and More, Free Senior Dinners, Footprints Food Pantry, Table of Plenty, Kittery Holiday Baskets, and End 68 Hours of Hunger)!

Tickets are $10 per person, kids under 8 eat for free. Tickets are available at the door, Kittery Kennebunk Savings Bank, and Kittery People's United. For more information contact Andy Glazier here

Jan 28 - 900 Degrees Hosts Bogle Wine and Blues Jam for NH Wine Week

50 Dow Street, Manchester, NH 03101

6:30PM - 9:00PM

900 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria will host the Bogle Wine and Blues Jam featuring melodic rock musician Robbie LaBlanc at their Manchester location. Equipped with a corkscrew and guitar, LeBlanc will be celebrating New Hampshire Wine Week with 900 Degrees as they provide great specials for the night. 900 will also be including an exclusive wine flight featuring Wente Vineyard Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Punto Final Malbec 2012, and Villa Antinori Toscana 2011.

For more information on 900 Degrees' participation in Wine Week, click here. 

Jan 28 - Annual Green Eggs n' New HAM-shire breakfast

70 Constitution Ave, Concord, NH

7:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.

The eighth annual Green Eggs n’ New HAM-shire breakfast will be held at the Grappone Conference Center located in Concord, NH from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. This free event is a great opportunity for the general public to meet with state legislators and business leaders to discuss the pressing environmental issues at hand.

You can register for this free event here. For more information, please contact Megan Brabec at mbrabec@conservationnh.org  or Dan Tothill at dtothill@conservationnh.org

Jan 29 - Build a Better Business Workshop

W.S. Badger, 768 Rt. 10, Gilsum, NH

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Are you looking to use your business to help solve social and environmental problems? The Build a Better Business Workshop, will educate you on what it means to be a Benefit Corporation (B Corp) and how to take the next steps to become certified. Learn what the new B Corp legislation means for New Hampshire and your business. Presenters at the workshop are Kyle Garner, CEO of New Chapter, Anders Faijersson Furguson, Partner at Varis Wealth Partners, and NH State Senator Molly Kelly. Join in facilitated discussions, suggested and decided prior to the program by you and the other attendees.

Receive a free copy of the B Corp Handbook: How to Use Business as a Force for Good at the workshop. The workshop is presented by W.S. Badger, Antioch University New England, Hannah Grimes Center, Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce and NHBSR. Tickets are $10, which includes lunch, and the ticket proceeds are donated to B Lab, the non-profit organization that verifies, certifies and empowers B Corps. For more information or to register for the workshop, click here.

 

Jan 31 - Timber Harvest Tour with Phil Auger

Parking area on Mast Road, Epping, NH

9:00AM-11:00AM

More than two dozen properties and approximately 3,000 acres of land are actively managed by the Southeast Land Trust of NH. The harvesting of the land’s timber is carefully supervised to keep the wildlife habitat and long-term sustainability of forest management at its forefront. A winter timber harvest is underway on portions of the 530-acre Mast Road Natural Area. Join Phil Auger, Southeast Land Trust’s Land Manager, on January 31 to see the timber harvest in action and learn about this fascinating process. Auger is a licensed forester and has worked for the UNH Cooperative Extension as a County Forester and Land Conservation Educator. 

Register online by emailing register@seltnh.org.To find the meeting area, turn onto Mast Road from Route 27 and look for the gate and parking area approximately a half mile down Mast Road. A map of the meeting location can be found here

 

Jan 31 - The 13th Annual NOFA-NH Winter Conference

Rundlett Middle School, 114 South Street, Concord, NH

7:30AM - 5:00PM

The annual NOFA-NH Winter Conference is jam-packed with workshops, farmer intensive programs, keynote presentation from Janisse Ray on seed crops, networking and community-building opportunities, and a robust Green Market Fair. The event will also feature the NOFA-NH Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony, provide ample opportunities to network with local farmers, gardeners and presenters, and a robust Green Market Fair. Some of the day's activities include workshops on organic certification, legal issues for vegetable and fruit producers, balancing farming and family, scale-appropriate farm equipment, wild edibles, working with land trusts, agricultural policy, seed farming and much more!

Conference registration is $68 for NOFA/MOFGA members and $85 for nonmembers. Children's program registration is $35. Workshop begins at 8:45 a.m. Local, organic breakfast and lunch catered by The Crust and Crumb Baking Company are included in your registration. Full conference details here! Any questions can be directed at the conference's contact here

 

Feb 05 - The Greening of the Shoals: Dinner and Presentation

Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Boulevard, Rye, NH

6:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

The Seacoast Science Center is hosting The Greening of the Shoals Energy Plants. Sponsored in part by the Smutynose Brewing Company, a sustainable brewery located in Hampton NH, this event will feature a presentation on how the Shoals Marine Laboratory and Oceanic Hotel sustain themselves. Ross Hansen, the Director of Facilities and Planning and Jack Farrell, Star Island Director of Facilities, will give an inside look at some of the sustainable obstacles they have to overcome including water desalination, composting toilets, and moving away from oil.  

Tickets for this event are $50 for Seacoast Science Center members and $60 for non-members. In addition to the presentation, a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. and a catered dinner at 6:30 p.m. are included in the ticket price. Be sure to reserve your spot by February 1 online here or by phone at 603-436-8043, ext. 24. For more information on The Greening of the Shoals Energy Plants, click here.  

Feb 07 - Newmarket Farmers' Market Open for Winter

Newmarket High School, 213 South Main Street, Newmarket, NH

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Newmarket Farmers’ Market will be open on the first and third Saturdays between the months of November and April. This market provides local baked goods, crafts, herbs, honey, meats, plants, and more! Shagbark Farm, Root Seller Farm, Hickory Nut Farm, and Red Cardinal Farm will be at the market along with talented crafters such as My Sweet Soap and Jump Snacks.

For more information on Newmarket Farmers' Market, click here to visit their Facebook page.

Feb 07 - Winter Writing Workshop

Zev Yoga Studios, 16 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH

11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Zev Yoga Studios is hosting a winter writing workshop run by Sarah B. Franco. The writing workshop will include meditation to help you find your writing intentions, a focused study of the craft of writing, and engagement in mindful writing exercises. Writers will share their pieces with the other participants of the workshop as well as provide support and feedback to the other members. The workshop takes place on Saturdays during the month of February (the 7th through the 28th) and is $50 per participant, which includes all four classes. All writers, including beginners, are welcome.

For more information on Sarah B. Franco, visit her website at www.sarahbfranco.com. For more information on the workshop, email Sarah at sarahbfranco518@gmail.com.

Feb 07 - York Farmer's Market Open for Winter

The American Legion, 9 Hannaford Drive, York ME

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The York winter farmers' market is being hosted by the American Legion. This event is held the first and third Sunday of every month until March, and is a great opportunity to purchase local produce, meat, cheese, and crafts.

For more information, please visit gatewaytomaine.org/farmersmarket or contact Steph Oeser at (207) 363-4422.

Feb 08 - Berwick Farmers' Market Open for Winter

11 Sullivan Street, Berwick, ME

10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The Berwick Town Hall's third annual Winter Farmers' Market is well underway. One Sunday a month from now until April, customers will be able to purchase a variety of local products including handmade toys and crafts, fresh foods, and even candles from over 20 different vendors.

For more information on the Berwick Winter Farmers' Market, click here or contact Jessica Sheldon at jessica.local@hotmail.com. Jessica can also be reached at (1603) 534-3831.

Feb 14 - Indoor Winter Farmers' Market at Wentworth Greenhouses

Wentworth Greenhouses, 141 Rollinsford Road, Rollinsford NH

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Wentworth Greenhouses and Seacoast Eat Local are hosting their annual indoor winter farmers' market. The market will be open one Saturday a month until March and will feature a variety of foods, live music, and free activities for kids. Wentworth Greenhouses is also hosting a Winter Crafts Fair starting an hour earlier at 9:00 a.m.

For more information on this event, please visit www.wentworthgreenhouses.com/winter-farmers-market or contact Leo Smock-Randall at leo@seacoasteatlocal.org.

Feb 14 - Winter Writing Workshop

Zev Yoga Studios, 16 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH

11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Zev Yoga Studios is hosting a winter writing workshop run by Sarah B. Franco. The writing workshop will include meditation to help you find your writing intentions, a focused study of the craft of writing, and engagement in mindful writing exercises. Writers will share their pieces with the other participants of the workshop as well as provide support and feedback to the other members. The workshop takes place on Saturdays during the month of February (the 7th through the 28th) and is $50 per participant, which includes all four classes. All writers, including beginners, are welcome.

For more information on Sarah B. Franco, visit her website at www.sarahbfranco.com. For more information on the workshop, email Sarah at sarahbfranco518@gmail.com.

Feb 21 - Newmarket Farmers' Market Open for Winter

Newmarket High School, 213 South Main Street, Newmarket, NH

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Newmarket Farmers’ Market will be open on the first and third Saturdays between the months of November and April. This market provides local baked goods, crafts, herbs, honey, meats, plants, and more! Shagbark Farm, Root Seller Farm, Hickory Nut Farm, and Red Cardinal Farm will be at the market along with talented crafters such as My Sweet Soap and Jump Snacks.

For more information on Newmarket Farmers' Market, click here to visit their Facebook page.

Feb 21 - York Farmer's Market Open for Winter

The American Legion, 9 Hannaford Drive, York ME

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The York winter farmers' market is being hosted by the American Legion. This event is held the first and third Sunday of every month until March, and is a great opportunity to purchase local produce, meat, cheese, and crafts.

For more information, please visit gatewaytomaine.org/farmersmarket or contact Steph Oeser at (207) 363-4422.