This year Earth Day is celebrating its 43rd anniversary and we want you to help demonstrate the steps Keene is taking to better the environment and build a stronger community. This year’s theme is “Healthy Community, Healthy Planet,” and we want the festival to embody that idea. We are inviting your organization to be a […]
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This spring, a group of five students from Antioch University New England is teaming up with the Monadnock Sustainability Network to bring Community Solar to the Monadnock Region. Gaining in recent popularity across the United States, community solar projects are cooperatively owned solar systems that provide energy and financial benefit to multiple members of the […]
From the Sustainability Project Once again it’s time to envision your gardens filled with luscious vegetables started from seed. By placing your FEDCO seed order through The Sustainability Project, you save on shipping charges and help support their Annual Seed Celebration and Sustainable Community Fair and Emerson Brook Forest Center’s trails and perennial gardens. The […]
Stonewall Farm, a non-profit educational farm and working dairy has won Silver in this year’s National Dairy Quality Awards (NDQA), a program of the National Mastitis Council. The NMC wrote, “… a panel of milk quality judges rated (Stonewall Farm) as being among the best in the country.” Stonewall Farm Director Joshua Cline says, “This is a testament to our farmers, Glenn Yardley and Wendy French, whose care for the dairy herd, attention to detail, commitment to organic practices and pride in their work has now been recognized on a national level.”
It starts with one can. CANstruction®, a charity committed to ending hunger, is using ‘one can’ as a catalyst for change. Over 500 families in the Monadnock Region access hunger relief programs supported by The Community Kitchen Food Pantry.
Stonewall Farm in Keene announces its student search for Stonewall Farm School. The School offers future farmers the opportunity to spend a full year learning by working shoulder to shoulder with our experienced staff and administration. Benefiting from decades of experience, students will gain practical farming skills and business background to help them launch a […]
Keene Community Garden Connections will host its second annual Harvest Festival on September 17, 2013, from 4-6pm, at the Keene Recreation Center, 312 Washington Street. Come to this community celebration of storytelling, celebrating the season and reconnecting with our growing community. Everyone is welcome to attend, and the festivities are free. CGC garden sites will […]
The Cheshire County Conservation District will host “Get Fresh”, free hands-on cooking classes, at The Community Kitchen of Keene, Saturdays this fall. Stretch your dollar, the season, and ingredients using local produce. Take a guided tour of The Farmers’ Market of Keene and the Monadnock Food Co-op to learn about the Double-Up Veggie Bucks and […]
Monadnock Food Co-op is joining with community groups locally and nationwide to support the Take Your Place Social Action Campaign. Learn more about about the issues, upcoming events and how you can get involved.
The Farmers’ Market of Keene needs volunteers from 9am – 1pm on Saturdays and Tuesdays through October at the Summer Market location (Gilbo Ave Parking lot, behind Margaritas). The market would not be possible without a dedicated community of volunteers. Volunteers help staff the information booth, manage the credit/debit/EBT machine, and coordinate farmers’ market activities. […]