Monthly Archives: September 2012

Say What?

I am a lifelong Independent and given the last few years I have seen nothing that could even remotely change my mind. I continually wish my father had claimed his Canadian heritage so I would have a sane place to … Continue reading

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Naturally Marking Time

We do not need to look at a calendar to tell when spring has started or fall is upon us. We can smell it in the air, we can hear it in the woods, we can feel the mud beneath … Continue reading

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Pollinators

Two of Durham’s hardest working residents. We are fortunate to have apiarists so close to our gardens. I try to have something flowering throughout the season to continually attract them to our property. If only the rest of us residents could work … Continue reading

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Local Chicks

the works, a regional bakery cafe operation headquartered in Keene NH, recently opened in Durham NH taking over for a long-established local favorite. It is important to note their focus on quality meats and especially locally sourced poultry products.       … Continue reading

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Beekeeping School

Bee School Beekeeping School 2012 offered by Seacoast NH Beekeepers Association: Wednesdays October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and November 7 from 7pm – 9pm, at the Jeremiah Smith Grange, 1 Lee Hook Rd, Lee NH. Some topics addressed include … Continue reading

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Great Durham Chicken Controversy

Summary The Durham Planning Board and Town Council should take an affirmative stand on local agriculture and the efforts of various, hard working citizens to increase our level of food security, enhance food safety and grow our local economy. Passage … Continue reading

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War is Over!

For a few weeks now there has been a pitched battle raging in Durham NH overlooking the Oyster River. In a final act of desperation and ultimate submission the vanquished packed their meagre belongings and family off to the opposite side of the property. … Continue reading

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