What are residents of the Mt. Washington Valley doing to produce their own food? The New Hampshire Institute of Agriculture and Forestry’s Executive Director Suzanne Brown will discuss local agriculture and the work being done to promote safe, healthy food production and farming education at Tin Mountain’s February EcoForum. Hungry to know more? Be sure not to miss Tin Mountain’s EcoForum, Thursday, February 10th, noon-1pm at the Nature Learning Center in Albany.
Suzanne Brown founded and leads The New Hampshire Institute of Agriculture and Forestry (NHIAF). Suzanne began her career as a Marine Corps officer and spent more than 20 years working in technology, real estate development, marketing, and sales consulting. Suzanne grew up on a small farm in Chester, graduated from Pinkerton Academy and the United States Naval Academy, and holds an MBA from Pepperdine University. Suzanne resides in Conway with her spouse and eight-year-old son.
The New Hampshire Institute of Agriculture and Forestry is a hands-on professional association, training ground, and on-site consulting organization for farmers and foresters. In her presentation, Suzanne will touch upon agriculture efforts in the Mt. Washington Valley. She will discuss the establishment of the state’s first agricultural and forestry business incubator in North Conway as an important method of encouraging more farms, sustainable local food, and environmentally-responsible economic development.
The EcoForum lunchtime lecture series is sponsored by The Flatbread Company of North Conway and the Rock House Mountain Baker. EcoForums are free and open to the public and are presented at noon on the second Thursday of each month at the Tin Mountain Nature Learning Center in Albany. The community is urged to attend to learn more about salient issues facing our natural environment and to hear the views of thought-provoking speakers.