The Hobolink Data loggers are an innovative technology that Farm to YoU NH adopted in August of 2015. Andrew Ogden, Farm to YoU NH instructor, was rewarded with a grant from The Tuttle Foundation's Endowment for Environmental Horticulture at UNH which helps to supports horticulture education, teaching, and research here at UNH. This has … Continue reading Data Loggers: Monitoring Made Easy!
Project OASIS (Optimizing Aquaponic Systems to Improve Sustainability) is the name of a research project started in January 2016, by a group of engineering students at the University of New Hampshire. The goal of their project is to "develop an energy efficient, sustainable hydroponic system that will provide the food insecure with a source of local nutritious … Continue reading UNH Students Integrate Agriculture Systems to Create Food Security
It's that time of year again; the days are getting shorter, the nights are colder and the mornings are frosty. Things in the garden are dying back, maybe some of your more cold hardy crops are still hanging on but for the most part the outdoor growing season is over. As you drive by the … Continue reading At Home Season Extension: How to Keep Your Backyard Garden Growing Into the Fall
Canning can be a great tool for preserving food. It allows for storage of foods over long periods of time. This means that even after the season is over these foods can be enjoyed. There are lots of ways to can foods and many kinds of foods can be canned. Some methods include pickling, pressure cooking, and boiling. To learn … Continue reading Fall Canning Event
Instructions: Best if grown in loose, well-drained soils Ideal soil pH: 6.5-6.8 Direct sow in 4’ wide beds, 12 to 15 plants per row-foot, 6 rows per bed Cooler temperatures and adequate moisture make for milder taste Pests: Cabbage maggot Cutwoms Flea beetle Diseases: Alternaria leaf spot Downy mildew Seed decay White blister Harvest: Pick … Continue reading Radish