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2015 Conservation Plant Sale is Now Accepting Orders 

  

Click here for Plant Descriptions & Order Form!

 

Please submit by March 16th to

11 Industrial Park Dr,  

Walpole, NH 03608 

 or email to

sharlene@cheshireconservation.org     

 

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Join us for the upcoming workshop to help you with your landscaping decisions:

Attracting Bees, Birds & Butterflies presented by Michael Nerrie from Distant Hill Gardens

Thursday, January 15, 2015, Keene Public Library

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

 

We are offering a variety of top quality  

-Evergreen and deciduous trees

- Mushrooms 

- Fruiting trees and shrubs 

-Wildlife and landscaping shrubs 

- Perennials  

- Medicinals 

-Plant markers (New!)

-Pollinator Seed Mix (New!)

 

Check out the PLANT DESCRIPTION link above to read about them ALL!

 

Many of the species we offer are native. For this reason they are healthy, hardy plants adapted to our local growing conditions. Once established they require less watering, fertilizers, and pesticide  .

 

Plants are selected for environmental benefits such as, reforestation, wind protection, shade, bank stabilization, and wildlife food and cover.

This year we are working with Fedco to bring you top quality plants and Wichland Woods to bring you mushrooms for your backyard.

 

All of the proceeds from the sale will benefit conservation efforts in

Cheshire County. Thus, in addition to improving your landscape

you are helping fund conservation projects in your local community.  

 

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Farmland Access Info Night & Farmer/Landowner Mixer

 

Register For the Keene Info Night

 

Register For the Jaffrey Info Night

 

 

Are you interested in buying or leasing farmland?

Would you be willing to make your land available to a farmer for use?

Do you want to meet other farmers and farmland owners? 

If yes, this gathering is for you.  You will learn about finding farmland or a farmer for your land, understand purchase, lease and financing options, meet and greet farmers and landowners in the region, hear leasing success stories to learn about the nuts and bolts of crafting a good lease and building a strong relationship.  You will also have the opportunity to taste some local beers and appetizers.   

Questions: amanda@cheshireconservation.org or 603-756-2988 ext.116 

 

 

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The Monadnock Localvores are proud to announce:

Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship Program is Now Accepting Applications and Donations for 2015

To apply, please print out the

application below:

Application

Does your child have interest in farms or gardening?

Would he or she like to explore these interests this summer?    

The Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship endeavors to connect young people with agriculture and the natural world around them.  We hope to inspire the next generation of local farmers and local food supporters, by giving regional children an opportunity, through summer camp, after school programs, or membership to NOFA NH, to experience sustainable farming practices first-hand and watch their efforts bear fruit.  

After completion please submit by March 31st to

11 Industrial Park Dr,  

Walpole, NH 03608  

 or scan and email to amanda@cheshireconservation.org

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Donations to the scholarship fund are accepted through out the year. Donations can be made by sending a check made out to CCCD to 11 Industrial Park Dr., Walpole, NH 03608.  Please note that the check is a donation the the Scholarship Fund.  Thank you!

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If you would like paper copies to share with a school or youth group please do not hesitate to contact us.  

 

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Attention all Farmers!

King's AgriSeed

Group Buying Opportunity
  
Accepting Orders Now Until March 18, 2015!

 

Order now for your Spring Seeding Needs!

 

Click Here for KING'S AgriSeed 2015 Pricelist!

 

Click here for 2015 King's AgriSeed Order Form!

 

High Energy Forages, Pasture Rejuvenation and Other Specialty Seeds!

 

The Cheshire County Conservation District offers you the opportunity to order King's Seed together as a group. This will enable orders less than 1500 lbs. to avoid shipping costs. We have chosen King's Seed because their local dealer is close by and willing to work with us.

 

 

If you have any difficulty accessing any of this information please don't hesitate to call or email the contact below.

Or visist our website: www.cheshireconservation.org

 

 Email: Sharlene@cheshireconservation.org

603-756-2988 ext. 115

 

 

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