Monthly Archives: June 2012

CSA Pick Ups Start this Week!

Thank you to our wonderful CSA members and supporters!  Please note that CSA pick ups start this week!  Following is the schedule:

Derry:

  • SNHS (Southern New Hampshire Services), 9 Crystal Avenue, Fridays, 4-7 pm

Manchester:

  • Eileen Phinney Multicultural Center, 521 Maple Street, Manchester, Wednesdays, 4-7 pm

Greater Seacoast

  • South Church UU, 292 State Street, downtown Portsmouth, Sundays, 9 am-noon

Towards a Vibrant Regional Food System

“An increased emphasis on regional food systems will have direct and significant benefits to rural communities.  Increased economic activity in food-related sectors of the economy helps communities build and maintain prosperity.  Building on the foundation established [by Congress] in the 2008 Farm Bill, USDA will work closely with all its strategic partners…to develop and revitalize the critical infrastructure for vibrant regional food systems.”- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, 2010, in his five-year strategic plan for USDA

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