Finding the Sweet Spot at Hollister Family Farm

- The bee hives are buzzing and active on a balmy 70-degree day when I arrive at The Hollister Family Farm in Lee, NH. With 83-acres to manage—three in intensive vegetable...

Food Policy Updates: April 2022

- As we approach the summer season, many food policy changes are happening at the state and federal level. Here’s a few of the latest updates:   Senate Bill 403 (SB403):...

Update from the E.D: January-March 2022

- One of the parts of my job that I love the most is building an amazing team of staff, board members, volunteers, and community partners to achieve our mission. These past...

Mona Farm: A Story of the Chicken and the Egg

- How does one go from growing up in Paris, France to becoming a poultry farmer in Danville, New Hampshire?  Well, for Phil Nugent, 77, it all started with summers spent...

For the love of maple: Moonlighting at Maple Moon Farm

- The hinges of the cast iron firebox at the base of a gleaming stainless steel evaporator squeal as maple sugarer Frank Ferruci loads more wood. As the fire crackles, the...

Happy Kids in the Kitchen: crEATe Pilot is an A+

- “Such an enjoyable activity tonight with my 5th grader and 8th grader (shh, don’t tell…). I even heard, ‘we should do this once a week!’ Thank you!” –Parent of students...

Maple Sugaring 101: from Tree to Table

- With the availability of year-round maple syrup (because it stores so well), it’s easy to forget that there is actually only a small window, within a small region of the...

Our Food Has a Story: The New England Fishmongers

- From Dock to Door Eating locally includes the sea!  You’ve heard the phrase “farm to table”––but how about “dock to door?” It’s the slogan of the New England Fishmongers––a local...

Recent Updates to SNAP: What You Should Know

- Blog post by: Carina Berglund, Dietetic Intern Upcoming Changes to SNAP Benefits The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a program from the U.S Department of Agriculture that provides monthly...

Our Food Has A Story: Trippy Acres Farm

- Blog Post By: Carina Berglund, Dietetic Intern From nursing to farming: I talked with Melissa of Trippy Acres to learn more about their farm and what has motivated them to...