Carroll County Land Advisory Committee Meeting | April 13, 2018

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Meeting Notes

Carroll County NH Land Advisory Committee meeting from 4/13/18. (CCLAC)


This committee was formed by the commission to explore uses for the 800+ acres and buildings that constitute the county farm.


The Committee met at the County administration building, 95 Water Village Rd, Ossipee and began at 3:00 pm.


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Committee members: Steve Knox, Chair


Amanda Bevard (Commissioner member.


Susan Gaudet (Wakefield),


Dale Drew (Conway),


Mark McConkey (Delegation Member),


Sandra Brocar (Silver Lake),


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0:00:01

Trail committee update; existing trail design; exercise stations; Rep. Cordelli proposes NH Commissioner Shawn Jasper attend an upcoming CCLAC meeting; Horse trail update; horse trail surveys; unused railroad tracks;


0:00:07

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Trail committee update; existing trail design; exercise stations; Rep. Cordelli proposes NH Commissioner Shawn Jasper attend an upcoming CCLAC meeting; Horse trail update; horse trail surveys; unused railroad tracks;


0:10:00

Horse trail surveys; 30 persons surveyed; unused railroad tracks; Brookfield Corner Farm; Northstar farm; online maps; water access; NH Horse Council meeting; County Blueberry field leasing; RFP of lease parameters; [Lease language read into the record]; County blueberry bush maintenance; 5 year lease;


0:20:00

5 year lease; County Blueberry field production; County blueberry fertilizer; UNH pruning seminar; RFP advertisement; Farm bureau;


0:30:00

RFP advertisement; County hay field leasing; NH beginner farmers; Market bulletin;


0:40:00

Request for Proposal; agricultural learning center; County Nursing Home Annex; MOU Memorandum of Understanding with Carroll County Head Start;


0:50:00

RFP review; project outline; finding optimal use of county land; food system definitions; retail; logistics; producers; consumers; food HUBS; feasibility study; North Country Coop;


1:00:00

Food HUBS; feasibility study scope; county commercial kitchen; food #HUB; #USDA; restaurants purchasing farms to produce their own products; retail versus wholesale;


1:10:00

Retail versus wholesale; feasibility study scope; gaging public interest; Farm Bureau; local sustainable farming ;local #sustainable farming; leasing; grant funding; gaging public interests; listening sessions;


1:20:00

RFP scope discussion; gaging interest; polling local farm groups; food system; #HUB; production AG; commercial kitchen; vibrant sustainable communities


1:30:00

RFP scope discussion; farm food distribution; local #sustainable; feasibility study parameters; farm stands; Tamworth farm market; adjourn: 5:20 pm.


1:40:00

Carroll County food budgets; County food dollars; County food distribution system; Mount Washington Veg event; cooperatives;


1:50:00

Cooperatives; food systems; studies: cost of production; changing date of CCLAC meetings;


2:00:00

County Blueberry field; 4H; Boy scouts; Paris farm; Tractor supply; encouraging community interest;



2:00:11

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Past Carroll County Land Advisory Committee Meetings