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NH Eats Local Month

Throughout the month of August, the Monadnock Food Co-op celebrates New Hampshire Eats Local Month by offering a variety of farm and local food events.

A strong local food system keeps communities vibrant, economies growing, and landscapes healthy. When we buy and eat local food, the benefits ripple out to our community, helping small businesses thrive.

All month long, we hope to inspire you to eat more locally grown, raised, and made foods, meet the farmers, growers, and chefs behind your food — plus, learn new skills that keep you eating locally throughout the year.

2022 NH Eat Local Month Events throughout New Hampshire

-August 1 – 31: Live Free Eat Local Challenge

-August 1 – 31: Round It Up donation drive for Food Connects


2022 NH Eat Local Month Events in the Monadnock Region

-August 1 – 31 Live Free Eat Local Challenge

-August 1 – 31: Round It Up donation drive for Food Connects

-August 1 – 31: NH Eat Local BINGO

-August 2: Orchard Hill Breadworks Pizza Night: Sullivan Fire Department

-August 4: Northeast Family Farm Partnership at the Co-op

-August 6, 13, 20, & 27 (Saturdays): The Farmers Market of Keene

-August 8: Picadilly Farm Tour in-person event hosted by The Monadnock Food Co-op

-August 9: Orchard Hill Breadworks Pizza Night: MC Violence Prevention

-August 13: Saxy Chef Pie Tasting at the Co-opFood Connects at the Co-op

-August 14: 7th Annual Taste of Monadnock Beyond Food and Wine Festival

-August 19: Monadnock Local Harvest Event

-August 21: Smoothie Workshop & Produce Tour

-August 22: Kitchen 2.0: A Virtual Cooking Class for Kids

-August 23: Orchard Hill Breadworks Pizza Night: The Orchard School

-August 26: Vinilandia New Hampshire Wine Tasting

-August 27: NOFA-NH’s 50th Anniversary Celebrating Five Decades of Organic Farming, Gardening and Food

-August 30: Orchard Hill Breadworks Pizza Night: Westminster Cares


Live Free. Eat Local. Win Prizes.Celebrate the farmers and food producers of the Granite State!

Take the Live Free + Eat Local Challenge! We’re asking people across the Granite State to eat at or from five different New Hampshire farms or food businesses during 2022 NH Eats Local Month. (Print forms below or submit online HERE!

Live Free & Eat Local Challenge Entry Rules
Submissions for the Live Free & Eat Local Challenge will open on August 1, 2022 and close on August 31, 2022. Submissions will not be accepted after August 31, 2022.
The Live Free & Eat Local Challenge is a honor-system contest. There will be no verification of each location on the submission form, but the NH Eats Local staff have the right to disqualify any entry they deem is falsified or bears made-up names of local farm or food businesses. Winners of the Live Free & Eat Local Challenge will be announced on Thursday, September 15, 2022. Winners will receive an email from the NH Eats Local staff and will also be announced via NH Eats Local’s social media channels. All entrants must be 18 years or older. The NH Food Alliance and NH Eats Local staff reserve the right to share any photo on their social media channels that is submitted as part of the Live Free & Eat Local Challenge.


Eat Local and SAVE!

Many locally grown and made products will also be on sale at the Co-op during New Hampshire Eats Local Month.

Our MFC Deals flyer will be posted HERE!.

Here’s more NH Eat Local Inspiration:


  • Mayfair Farms Flourless Chocolate Cake (8 in.) $17.99
    • Made in Harrisville, NH
  • Yaya Organics Deet-Free ‘Squito Ban – $9.49
    • Made in Hopkinton, NH
  • Picadilly Farm Organic Red Beets (each) – $1.99 – Weather permitting
    • Grown in Winchester, NH
  • Monadnock Berries Blueberries (1 pint) – $4.99 – Weather permitting
    • Grown in Troy, NH
  • Picadilly Farm Organic Globe Eggplant – $2.49 – Weather permitting
    • Grown in Winchester, NH

New Hampshire Eats Local Month is a state-wide celebration of farmers and local food producers each August. More information is posted at nheatslocal.org and www.facebook.com/nheatslocal.  NH Eat Local Month also coincides with National Farmers Market Week, honoring farmers’ markets all across America.

This celebration of local food, farmers, and producers is part of a larger Shop Indie Local year-round campaign supported by the American Independent Business Alliance.