Food, dining, and agricultural news for the greater New Hampshire Seacoast.
Officials in Portsmouth, NH, are asking residents to cut down on their water use.

Seed catalogues are now showing up in mailboxes in full force, assuring us that spring is not too far away. The UNH Cooperative Extension offers a few suggestions to help ensure gardening success in the coming season.

winter farmers market Wentworth Greenhouses

Buying local foods can seem easier in the warmer months, but there are plenty of ways to continue purchasing from local farms right through the winter. The UNH Cooperative Extension has some tips to make it easier.

Top Five Things Dec. 9

Our roundup of weekend entertainment on the Seacoast includes food, art, music, and celebration — and not all of it is tied to the holidays.

Slow Food Seacoast's 25 Mile Thanksgiving event uses food sourced from within 25 miles of the New Hampshire Seacoast.

Whether it’s turkey or ham, veggies or sweets, it’s important to understand and follow good food-safety practices at your Thanksgiving potluck. The UNH Cooperative Extension has some tips to help avoid holiday illnesses.

Jonathan Richman

Events coming up around the Seacoast this weekend include theater, storytelling, live music, a food discussion, and more. Check out some of the highlights.

cabbage worm

UNH Master Gardener Rebecca Briccetti shares tips for eliminating cabbage worm, a pest that can remain active deep into fall and can be destructive to many garden vegetables.

Garlic New Roots Farm

Now is the time to plant garlic on the Seacoast, and Jeremy DeLisle of the UNH Cooperative Extension has some planting tips.

Fall trees

With October winding down, Jeremy DeLisle of the UNH Cooperative Extension shares tips on how to get your garden ready for the cold season.

Apple Harvest Day

Jeremy DeLisle of the UNH Cooperative Extension shares tips for local apple picking, how to grow apple trees in small spaces, and the importance of apples to U.S. history.

New Hampshire Film Festival

We’re unveiling our top-five weekend events a day early this week, as the 16th annual New Hampshire Film Festival gets underway tonight in Portsmouth. We’ve also got local options for theater, art, music, food, and beer. Lots of beer.