Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship

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WALPOLE, N.H. — 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. Through this scholarship, the Monadnock Localvores 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.

The Cheshire County Conservation District is now accepting applications for 2020 as well as donations to the scholarship fund. Applications are due by March 31, and donations are accepted throughout the year. For more information, to request application material, or to donate to the scholarship fund, contact the Cheshire County Conservation District at 603-756-2988 ext.4 or amanda@cheshireconservation.org.

Last year, 24 youths were awarded scholarships. For more information visit www.cheshireconservation.org/monadnock-localvores.

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