Food, dining, and agricultural news for the greater New Hampshire Seacoast.
UNH brewing seminar

The University of New Hampshire has announced plans for a slate of beer programs, as well as a testing lab and on-site pilot plant.

beer app icons

It’s 2016. Shouldn’t you have access to all things beer right from your smartphone? Here are some of the best beer apps on the market today.

With the right techniques, you can keep harvesting baby kale and other crops deep into the fall.

For many vegetable gardeners, peak harvest season has passed. Luckily there is still time to try seeding some cool-season crops that can handle colder temperatures and actually taste better once cool weather arrives.

Taj Mahal wraps up the Prescott Park Arts Festival's concert series on Friday night.

As usual, the Seacoast boasts numerous options for live music, theater, visual arts, food, and more this weekend. Here are a few of the highlights.

Pumpkins have been turning orange earlier than usual this year.

Are your pumpkins already fully orange? Farmers and gardening enthusiasts have been reporting very early ripening in both pumpkins and winter squash. The UNH Cooperative Extension Education Center explains how to handle your early harvest.

Portsmouth Brewery head brewer Matt Gallagher holds a fresh pint of Selkie.

With a little help from aquaculture researchers at the University of New Hampshire, the Portsmouth Brewery has introduced Selkie, a beer brewed with locally harvested sugar kelp. It's one of many ways sustainably raised seaweed could soon find its way into our diets.

Fill the Hall organizers and volunteers pose in front of a U-Haul loaded with food donations outside The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH, last summer.

Last year, the Fill the Hall Food Drive collected five tons of food donations for the Seacoast Family Food Pantry. With requests for food aid rising, organizers are hoping to double that total this year.

Popzup Popper boxes in Dover, NH.

The goal of Dover-based company Popzup Popcorn is to provide a healthier and more environmentally conscious method of popping popcorn while maintaining fresh taste and the convenience of the microwave.

Ice cream around the New Hampshire Seacoast, southern Maine, and northern Massachusetts.

With temperatures rising in New England, it's always good to know where to find your nearest cooling station. Here's a town-by-town roundup of ice cream shops around the Seacoast, complete with links to their websites, contact info, and spring hours.

Ice cream from Rococo's in Maine.

Rococo Artisan Ice Cream's flavors include Nutella Cranberry, Strawberry Basil, and Goat Cheese & Blackberry Chambord Swirl. The Maine-based ice cream shop is expanding, with new scoop windows in Kittery and Ogunquit, a new retail location in Ogunquit, and a new production facility in Wells.