Video Archive

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Keith Morris, Permaculture farmer and founder of Willow Crossing Farm, discussed organic cannabis at our 2018 Winter Conference.

Farmer activists, Dave Chapman, Roger Noonan, and Michael Phillips discussed the state of organic agriculture at our 2018 Winter Conference.

At our 2013 Winter Conference, members of the organic farming community told us about their experience.

Chuck Cox and his son Dorn Cox discuss raising a family and growing up at their multi-generational Tuckaway Farm. 

Julie Moran is the President and CEO of the North Country Farmers Cooperative.

Anthony Munene, farm manager at Fresh Start Farms NH in Dunbarton

Hear from Ray Conner, NOFA-NH's Beginner Farmer Program Coordinator in 2013

Mark Fulford, Soil Scientist, Teltane Farm

Maria Noel Groves, clinical herbalist, of the New Hampshire Herbal Network and Wintergreen Botanicals

Jennifer Gornnert, Director of Regulatory Services at NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food

Will Gowan had just moved to New Hampshire in 2013 to learn to farm.

Farm Managers John Welton and Emma Shroeder of The Community School

Scott Morrison, NOFA-NH Board President in 2013

Paul Doolittle, SunPoint Farm Sanctuary

 
Why Go Organic?

 

What is Organic? (CCOF California Certified Organic Farmers)

https://www.ccof.org/organic

 

What It Means to Be Organic (Only Organic)

http://www.onlyorganic.org/get-facts/means-organic

 

Organic FAQs (Organic Farming Research Foundation)

http://ofrf.org/organic-faqs

 

Just Label It Campaign (Organic Voices Action Fund)

http://www.justlabelit.org

 

Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic (The Organic Center)

https://www.organic-center.org/organic-fact-sheets/top-12-reasons-to-go-organic

 

Say Yes to Organic (Rodale Institute)

http://rodaleinstitute.org/say-yes-to-organic

 

Why Choose Certified Organic, Locally Grown? (NOFAVT)

http://nofavt.org/find-organic-local-food/why-choose-certified-organic-locally-grown

 

Five Essential Facts About Pesticides On Fruits And Vegetables

(Environmental Working Group)

http://www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2016/05/five-essential-facts-about-pesticides-fruits-and-vegetables

 

NOFA-Mass Soil Carbon Restoration Resources

http://www.nofamass.org/carbon

 

 

Resources for Gardeners

 

Everything You Need To Know To Start Your First Organic Garden (Rodale's Organic Life)

http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/garden/beginners-guide-organic-gardening

 

Cite Ecologique Learning Center (Colebrook, NH)

http://citelc.org

leonie@citeecologiquenh.org

(603) 331-1669

Education Center & Information Hotline (UNH Cooperative Extension)

extension.unh.edu

answers@unh.edu

Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm: 1-877-EXT-GROW (1-877-398-4769)

The Victory Garden's Edible Feast (PBS TV program/website)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/victorygarden

Growing a Greener World with Joe Lamp’l (PBS TV program/website)

http://www.growingagreenerworld.com/

You Bet Your Garden with Mike McGrath (WHYY radio program/website)

http://whyy.org/cms/youbetyourgarden/

Sustainable Ecological Landscaping (NOFA Organic Land Care Program)

http://www.organiclandcare.net/homeownerresources

Seed & Garden Supply Companies:

High Mowing Organic Seeds (Vermont)

Fedco Seeds (Maine)

Johnny's Select Seeds (Maine)

Heath's Greenhouse & Nursery (Sugar Hill, NH)

certified organic grower of seedlings, potted plants, nursery stock, fresh produce, & organic poultry birds 

http://www.heathsgreenhousenursery.com

Walden Heights Nursery & Orchard (Walden, VT)

specializing in certified organic heritage variety fruit trees, bushes, and other cold hardy plants for edible landscape

https://waldenheightsnursery.com

 
Resources for Farmers
 

 

NH Organic Certification Program (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

http://agriculture.nh.gov/divisions/regulatory-services/organic.htm


Local Regulation of Agriculture Toolkit (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

https://www.agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/agriculture-regulation-toolkit.pdf


Legal Guide for NH Agricultural Producers (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

https://www.agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/legal-agri-guide.pdf

Organic Resource Guide (USDA)

https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/USDA%20Organic%20Resource%20Guide_0.pdf

 

NH Farms Network

http://newhampshirefarms.net

 

Young Farmer Network

http://www.youngfarmernetwork.org

 

Farm to Institution New England

http://www.farmtoinstitution.org

 

NH Farm to School Program

http://www.nhfarmtoschool.org

 

NH Gleans

http://nhgleans.org

 

Food Waste on Farms: Guide for Farmers to Manage Seconds and Organic Waste

http://blog.foodspoileralert.com/food-waste-on-farms-guide-for-farmers-to-manage-seconds-and-organic-waste?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36556689&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9_nNONXJPfifzidPkyjkt6f7DeWYjGW_hkWIRyWUqZfUNyzfa4STuYUFS5xClWGnjg6yaPzf0Fyd85e961FUy7eWpgxw&_hsmi=36556689

 

Stonewall Farm education center (Keene, NH)

http://stonewallfarm.org/education

 

Microfarmers of New Hampshire

https://www.facebook.com/Microfarmers-of-New-Hampshire-246609522084676

 

Local Food Directory: listing registration (USDA)

https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/local-regional/food-directories-update

 

Harvest to Market online ordering from farms (NH page)

https://harvesttomarket.com/state/new-hampshire/1

 

NH Food Alliance database: get listed

http://www.nhfoodalliance.com/get-connected/get-listed

 

Farmers Market Coalition

https://farmersmarketcoalition.org

 

NOFA's Principles & Practices Handbook Series

available to purchase through NOFA-NH

 

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF)

linking volunteers with organic farms and growers

https://wwoofusa.org

 

Farming for the Future: Organic and Agroecological Solutions to Feed the World

(Friends of the Earth)

http://webiva-downton.s3.amazonaws.com/877/05/5/8492/2/FOE_Farming_for_the_Future_Final.pdf

 

Financial & Educational Resources for Farmers

https://farmagriculturalproducts.knoji.com/beginning-farmer-resources/

 

Land for Good (farming in New England)

http://landforgood.org

 

BCM Environmental & Land Law, PLLC (Concord, NH) 

http://nhlandlaw.com

 

NYFC Farm Service Agency Loans Guidebook

Click here to view and download the PDF.

 

The Natural Farmer Quarterly Publication by NOFA

www.thenaturalfarmer.org

 

The Agricultural Justice Project's Farmer Toolkit

https://www.agriculturaljusticeproject.org/en/certification/

 
Resources for School & Community Garden Coordinators

 

A compilation of research findings on the benefits of school-based community gardens (Slow Food USA)

http://gardens.slowfoodusa.org/contents/sdownload/3591/file/Benefits-of-School-Gardens-Denver-Urban-Gardens.pdf

UNH Cooperative Extension: Starting/Maintaining a Community Garden

http://extension.unh.edu/Gardens-Landscapes/StartingMaintaining-Community-Garden

NH Farm to School: School Garden Grant Resources

http://www.nhfarmtoschool.org/school-garden-grant-resources.html

NH Farm to School: School Garden Resources

http://www.nhfarmtoschool.org/school-garden-resources.html

NH School & Youth Gardens (A Network for New Hampshire's School and Youth Gardens)

https://youthgardencop.wordpress.com

Interactive Map of NH Community Gardens

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?ll=43.842451%2C-71.586914&spn=3.327984%2C4.938354&msa=0&mid=13OSp0LS6r1TxpZtAWvL7iCMesF0

American Community Gardening Association

https://communitygarden.org

New Hampshire School & Youth Garden Network

https://www.nhschoolgardens.org/

 
Resources for Consumers
 
*CSA is the abbreviation for "Consumer Supported Agriculture"
and PYO is the abbreviation for "Pick Your Own"

 

NH Winter Farmers' Market Directory (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

https://www.agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/winter-farmers-markets.pdf

 

NH Harvest Your Own Guide (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

https://www.agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/harvest-your-own.pdf

 

NH Farmers' Market Directory (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

https://www.agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/farmers-market-directory.pdf

 

NH Farm Stand Directory (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

https://www.agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/farm-stand-directory.pdf

NH CSA Directory (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

https://www.agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/csa-directory.pdf

Organic Consumer's Buying Guide (Organic Consumers Association)

https://www.organicconsumers.org/buying-guide

 

Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce (Environmental Working Group)

https://www.ewg.org/foodnews/dirty_dozen_list.php

 

NH Certified Organic Farms Directory

(NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

http://agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/organic-directory.pdf

 

NH Harvest-Your-Own Farms Directory 

(NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

http://agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/harvest-your-own.pdf

 

NH Farm Stand Directory (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

http://www.agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/farm-stand-directory.pdf

 

NH CSA* Farms Directory (NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

http://agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/csa-directory.pdf

 

NH CSA* Guide (Edible NH)

http://ediblenewhampshire.ediblefeast.com/shop/new-hampshire-csa-guide

 

NH Farmers Market Directory (NH Dept of Agriculture, Markets & Food)

http://agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/farmers-market-directory.pdf

 

NH Food Alliance database by region or food system category

http://www.nhfoodalliance.com/get-connected/explore-the-food-system

 

Harvest to Market online ordering from farms (NH page)

https://harvesttomarket.com/state/new-hampshire/1

 

Farm/Farmers Market/CSA*/Restaurant interactive map (Local Harvest)

http://www.localharvest.org

 

Farmers Markets/PYO*/Farm Stands/CSA* interactive map (Farm Fresh)

http://www.farmfresh.org

 

Local Food Directory: On-Farm Market searchable listings (USDA)

https://www.ams.usda.gov/local-food-directories/onfarm

 

Local Food Directory: CSA* searchable listings (USDA)

https://www.ams.usda.gov/local-food-directories/csas

 

Local Food Directory: Farmers Market searchable listings (USDA)

https://www.ams.usda.gov/local-food-directories/farmersmarkets

2019 Merrimack County Local Food Guide (MCCD)

http://merrimackccd.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Local-Food-Guide-Final.pdf

Monadnock Farm Find Local Food Map & Listing (MFCC)

http://mfcommunitycoalition.org/new-page

Seacoast Harvest Local Food Guide (SEL)

http://seacoastharvest.org/wp-content/uploads/SeacoastHarvest2018.web_.pdf

Seacoast Eat Local

http://seacoasteatlocal.org

 

Guide to Buying Ethical Coffee (Modern Farmer)

http://modernfarmer.com/2015/09/how-to-buy-ethical-coffee

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