Launched by Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation, the first annual Good Food Org Guide identifies and celebrates more than five hundred U.S.-based groups including six from New Hampshire who are cultivating a better food system.
Food Solutions New England (FSNE) strives to advance a sustainable food system in New Hampshire and the greater New England region. FSNE’s goal is to build the capacity to produce at least 50 percent of the accessible sustainable food for all who live in New England by 2060.
Keep Growing is an initiative of Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust that seeks to establish a sustainable local food system in northern New Hampshire. Keep Growing is currently performing research in areas such as grazing capacity, farmland access, and local market opportunities for farmers.
New Hampshire Agriculture in the Classroom
New Hampshire Agriculture in the Classroom (NHAITC) educates schoolaged children about agriculture. NHAITC reaches 15,000 students annually by providing materials and lesson plans to schools in order to integrate agriculture into the curriculum. NHAITC also hosts events such as educator workshops and New Hampshire Agriculture Literacy Day.
New Hampshire Farmer’s Market Association
New Hampshire Farmer’s Market Association educates residents of New Hampshire on the benefits of a healthy lifestyle gained by eating locally grown food. The organization also educates local food producers on management techniques and operating procedures through workshops, seminars, and multimedia.
New Hampshire Farms Network aims to improve the connection between farmers and consumers. They encourage consumers to buy locally grown products by linking them to local farms and supporting businesses that sell and use local products.
Stonewall Farm functions as a working dairy farm and educational center that is free to the public. The farm runs a Wild Roots Nature preschool, the Stonewall Farm School for adults, summer and school vacation camps, and a variety of other programs; sells a number of its dairy products; and offers community supported agriculture (CSA) shares year-round.