Squam Speaker Series: The Importance of local Agriculture and Food Production to the Community and Environment

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Our Squam Speaker Series is held once a month on Wednesday evenings. The Importance of Local Agriculture & Food Prodcution to the Community & Environment is the second of our SPRING INTO ACTION series focused on inspiring people to take action to help the environment.

John Moulton from Moulton Farm will share his wealth of knowledge from over 40 years of farming to exemplify how modern farms can use practices that are both “good business" as well as “environmentally responsible.”

During this presentation John will focus on his experience in farming and the trends he has observed in New Hampshire agriculture over the past 40 years. Learn how proper soil management can improve production and how it benefits the natural world. See how Moulton Farm has carefully managed their crops from nutrients, water, genetic variety, to controlled environments. John will also explore how local farms impact the economy and community. Join us to learn about how going local is good on many different levels! Local Foods Plymouth will also be present if people are interested in finding out more about their on-line local foods & marketplace. 

 

About the Speaker:

John Moulton has been farming for over 40 years. Moulton Farm practices sustainable agriculture and is dedicated to providing the highest quality fruits and vegetables while preserving our rich soil for future generations. In addition to growing our own produce and plants, preparing fresh foods and baked goods in our farm kitchen, we partner with other New England farms and small businesses to provide you with quality cheeses, seafood, meat, poultry and treats. We also carry garden supplies. Located in the heart of the Lakes Region at the north end of Lake Winnipesaukee, our farm has been providing locally grown food and fun since the 1890’s. When are you coming to visit?

 

This program is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and will support the SLA's mission "to conserve for public benefit the natural beauty, peaceful character and resources of the watershed."

SLA is located at 534 US Rt. 3 in Holderness. Click Here for a Google Map

 

Spring Into Action Series:

March 27, 2019 Designing with Nature, Green Infrastructure Techniques for Property Owners by Steve Whitman & Liz Kelly, Resilience Planning & Design

April 24, 2019 The Importance of Local Agriculture & Food Production to the Community & Environment by John Moulton, Moulton Farm

May 15, 2019 Forever Squam? by Roger Larochelle, Squam Lakes Conservation Society

June 19, 2019 Take Action: Volunteer for Nature by Malin Clyde, UNH Extension's Nature Groupie