June 2011 -
Lancaster Community Garden awarded a Tillotson Grant under the auspices of fiscal sponsor the Red Eft Project
Temporary garden planted behind All Saints Catholic Church for the food pantry
May 2012 -
Garden raising with 30+ volunteers who turned out to build our garden on the site of the former Elm's Hotel.
The inaugural growing period begins with 21 gardeners. Fees were waived and gardeners were asked to share some of their produce with the food pantry.
March 2015 -
The founding board members incorporate Taproot Farm & Environmental Education Center (Taproot) as a NH non-profit organization
The Lancaster Community Garden is absorbed as a program of Taproot's
May 2015 -
Taproot becomes the north country coordinator for NH Gleans
July 2015 -
An anonymous community member lends Taproot the start-up costs for the Root Seller Marketplace interest-free.
The first gleans begin, with food donations going to the Lancaster Community Cupboard.
October 2015 -
Taproot opens the Root Seller Marketplace with 5 Local Direct Vendors.
July 2016 -
NH Gleans- North Country picks up the Tyler Blaine House, SAU 36 summer food program, and the food pantry in Whitefield as recipient sites, along with 5 gleaning volunteers.
October 2016 -
Taproot celebrates the Root Seller Marketplace's 1-year anniversary with an Open House. It now has 40 Local Direct Vendors selling their products out of the store.
January 2017 -
Taproot is invited to work with the students of the Gilman-Lunenburg schools in Vermont for its first educational programming.
March 2017 -
Taproot receives its 501(c)3 tax-exempt status from the IRS.
April 2017 -
Taproot's website goes live.
May 2017 -
The Lancaster Community Garden rents the most garden beds since it began - 32 beds!
June 2017 -
Taproot hires its first employees - its Executive Director and the Sales Associate for the Root Seller Marketplace.
Taproot works with the Lunenburg, VT students to plant a school garden.
NH Gleans- North Country picks up the All Saints Catholic Church Community Dinner in Lancaster and the Berlin Food Pantry as recipient sites.
Taproot hosts "Rockin' the Park", a 5-week concert series that takes place in Centennial Park in Lancaster that celebrates local music, local food, and community
July 2017 -
Taproot works with the Lunenburg Elementary School to host a Garden Nutrition camp program thanks to a grant from the VT Community Garden Network.
April 2018 -
Taproot hosts a 1-day/week after school program for the children of the Lunenburg Elementary School.
May 2018 -
Taproot partners with the Northern Forest Center to select and renovate a building on Main Street in Lancaster to move the Root Seller into a larger space.
Taproot receives a $197,000 grant from the Northern Border Regional Commission to renovate a vacant storefront in downtown Lancaster in which to expand the Root Seller.
Taproot hosts its first nature based summer camp for two weeks on the campus of White Mountains Regional High School.
NH Gleans - North Country wraps up its most successful gleaning season to date, having distributed more than 3000 pounds of produce to 14 recipient organizations.