Although most farmers have their sights focused impatiently on spring, a winter-growing experiment is taking place at the UNH high tunnels. Salad mix (which we create by mixing baby lettuce mix and baby greens mix) is a winner at the UNH Dairy Bar, so it is a winter staple for us to grow at Farm … Continue reading Winter Salad Mix Trial
As the semester reaches the halfway point, we in Farm to You NH are excited to participate in the Greenhouse Open House on Saturday the 31st, where we will be giving tours of the high tunnels for everyone to see what we’ve been growing. Right now, we have salad mix, kale, spinach, beets, and more! … Continue reading Mid-Semester Check In
Hello, We're the new class of Farm to YouNH! We're so excited for the new season, and the fact that Spring is just around the corner. Follow us at Farm to You NH on Facebook and Twitter for more regular updates on what we're growing!
Coppal House Farm, run by John and Carol Hutton sits on 78 acres in the beautiful Lee, N.H. John and Carol started the farm 11 years ago after previously farming in Stratham, N.H. They have a highly diversified operation that includes raising pigs, sheep, and chickens all while growing numerous vegetables. They are a mixed … Continue reading Diversity Gives Way to Bountiful Opportunities
When the word drought is said, thoughts of California and the Salinas Valley come to mind. Thoughts of large Midwestern irrigation system and raging wildfires also emerge. Most do not think of the Northeast as a place of drought. But if you are a farmer in the Northeast or have spent any time here for … Continue reading Worst Drought in Northeast this Decade has Broad Impacts
We are now in our fourth year of production here at Farm to YoU NH at UNH (36 Spinney Lane at the Fairchild Dairy in Durham, NH). It has been an amazing adventure to see how the student participants of this program have transformed the way in which this farm runs and all the ideas … Continue reading Farm to YoU NH- Then… and Now!
....Is it a blueberry? ....Is it a grape? Neither! The honeyberry (Lonicera caerulea L.), also known as "haskap" in Japan, is native to Russia and up until recently was seen primarily in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Canada. It is part of the edible honeysuckle family, which contains mostly shrubs and vines. Generally grown in temperate regions, … Continue reading Honeyberries: The New Fruit in Town
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!