Upcoming Events – mark your calendar!

 Upcoming events:
September 27 and 28, KeeneRadically Rural:  a dynameic gathering for thriving small communities.  An annual summit of over 500 engged, locally-focussed community members from across the state and nation celebrating and fostering the advantages and opportunities of rural living.   Presented by The Hannah Grimes Center in Keene.  GO HERE for more info and to register.

October 1 in Conway, 2nd in Portsmouth, 3rd in Concord and 4th in Lebanon:   An ADU for you:   expert and author Kol Peterson to discuss considerations for planning and building an accessory dwelling unit.  For owners, municipal leaders and more. Presented by Plan NH in partnership with  New Hampshire Housing, sponsored by AARP NH.    FREE, and with option to purchase his book for only  $10. GO HERE  for more info and to register.


October 18 – 19: Keene.   CONFERENCE:  The Power of Local Businesses and Economies in creating healthy and vibrant communities.

“Locally-owned businesses matter: they create communities that are more resilient, prosperous, entrepreneurial and connected.” (Stacy Mitchell, ILSR)

In this two-day conference, we will look at different perspectives of fostering a local economy, and its powerful influence on the social, environmental and yes, economic fabrics of the neighborhoods, towns and regions.

Here is the agenda you can download to review:

Plan NH POWER OF LOCAL conference agenda

Local, state, regional and national thpought leaders will share their wisdom, informing and inspiring attendees to think in a 21st century way about how they can be a part of creating a healthy and vibrant future for all of us.

Intended audiences: municipal planners and leaders, real estate professionals, economic development people, landscape and building designers and developers, employers and entrepreneurs, lawmakers and decision-makers and interested citizens.

This fun two days will inform and inspire!

Featured thought-leaders  include Paul Bruhn of Preservation Trust of VT, Stacey Mitchell of Institute for Local Self Reliance, and Dar Williams, singer-songwriter and author of What I found in a thouand towns.