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THE LACONIA DAILY SUN, Friday, March 1, 2013 — Page 21

NOFA-NH Winter Conference at Laconia Middle School today & Saturday

LACONIA — The Northeast Organic Farming Association’s Winter Conference, the largest organic agricultural event of the year, will be held today and Saturday at Laconia Middle School. Hosted by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire (NOFA-NH), the event will attract farmers, gardeners and folks of all ages and experience levels from throughout New England who care about their local food systems, sustainability and organic farming. The theme of this year’s Winter Conference is Resilience/Building a Resilient Community. Friday’s fullday intensive workshops are geared towards farmers, serious gardeners and homesteaders, with topics including hands-on tractor maintenance, food production, marketing and management. Friday evening features a ‘Mixer for Farmers’ organized by the NOFA-NH Beginner Organic Farmer program and The Greenhorns, hosted by Prescott Farm in Laconia; and an open-to-the-public lecture by Ecologist and Author, Tom Wessels.

Saturday morning starts with Keynote Speaker, Kristin Kimball, who will share her book The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love. Three sets of workshops will follow, on all manner of topics that illustrate the finer points of resiliency. A lunch-break keynote address will follow on “Building Resiliency into Our Organic Systems” by Jerry Dewitt. Other activities throughout the day include the Green Market Expo, an organic and local potluck lunch, a video postcard booth, and endless opportunities to network, learn and share. Walkins are welcome on both days. Conference rates are $95 per day or $170 for both days. Student rates and children’s rates are available, and NOFA-NH members receive a 20% registration discount. Event sponsors include: Stoneyfield Farms; UNH Cooperative Extension/ USDA Risk Management Agency, Merrimack County Savings Bank; Whole Foods Market; Lancaster Agriculture Products; Neighboring Food Co-op Assocation; Farm Credit East; Chelsea Green; Colby-Sawyer College; Fedco Seeds; Land for Good; Ideal Compost Company

Stories behind the art of the Italian Renaissance at Taylor Home March 7

LACONIA — What does an egg have to do with the construction of the Florence Cathedral? How did Michelangelo’s David get his nose? What artist’s drawing ability liberated him from a foreign prison and certain death? Dr. Patricia Wild, Professor of Fine Arts and Education at Lakes Region Community College, will discuss these stories and more Thursday, March 7 at 3 p.m. in Taylor Community’s Woodside

Building, 435 Union Ave., Laconia. Learn the fun and fascinating stories behind some of the most famous artists and art of the Italian Renaissance during this free lecture. Space is limited. Make reservations by calling 524-5600. The event is a cooperative effort between LRCC and Taylor Community to provide interesting and informative events to Lakes Region residents and visitors.

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PART TIME EXPERIENCED COOK. Weekends a must, age 18 or older. Apply in person. Winnisquam Market & Deli, 1021 Laconia Road, Tilton, N.H.

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Gilmanton resident promoted to captain

Michael Raynor, right, U.S. ambassador to Benin, Africa, promotes US Army Capt. Craig Sanderson of Gilmanton, during a ceremony on Jan. 25. Sanderson, a New Hampshire National Guardsman, is currently on assignment in Africa as an aide to U.S. Army Africa’s two deputy commanding generals. (Photo courtesy of US Army Africa)

Camera club presents Warren Bouton’s ‘Photography for the Soul’ on March 5 LACONIA — Lakes Region Camera Club will sponsor “Photography for the Soul” by Warren Bouton on March 5 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith. Senior pastor at Laconia Congregational Church as well as an award winning photographer and writer, Bouton has lived in Nantucket, New Hampshire and Vermont, and has some impressive photographs to show of these regions, as well as those from his trips out west. He has exhibited in the Belknap Mill in Laconia as well as other galleries. Bouton explains that his approach to photography is one of simplicity, color and clarity – and this is well


demonstrated on his website www. He explains that ‘’it’s all about seeing.... feeling....engaging...and understanding the equipment we use and feeling comfortable with the equipment.” Lakes Region Camera Club meets twice a month, normally the first and third Tuesdays, at 7:30 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith,and welcomes anyone interested in photography at any level. For further information, see t or contact Phyllis Meinke at 603-340-2359 or



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Land WATERFRONT dock is in. Cleared, septic outdated. $75,000. Call owner 603-455-0316

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Mobile Homes $37,995 72X14 $54,995 44X28 $66,995 38X26 Cape $91,000 Ranch 1,650 sq. ft.


DICK THE HANDYMAN Available for small and odd jobs, also excavation work, small tree and stump removal and small roofs! Call for more details. Dick Maltais 603-267-7262 or 603-630-0121


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DUST FREE SANDING Hardwood Flooring. 25 years experience. Excellent references. Weiler Building Services 986-4045 Email:

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State registered, fully insured. Building, remodeling, restoration, concrete work, roofing, painting, home cleaning, etc. No job too big or too small, give us a call (603)723-4861.

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Storage Space LACONIA: 20' x 18' two car ga rage for rent, $195/month including electric, 524-1234.

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Home Care HOME Companion/CaregiverErrands, appointments, light housekeeping. Friendly, trustworthy, excellent references. 630-2872 WHEN A SENIOR family member wants to remain at home and needs or wants care & companionship, please call 603-556-7817 or

The Laconia Daily Sun, March 1, 2013  

The Laconia Daily Sun, March 1, 2013

The Laconia Daily Sun, March 1, 2013  

The Laconia Daily Sun, March 1, 2013