White Mountain Apiary

By Janice Mercieri, owner of White Mountain Apiary. We began our apiary in Littleton, NH in 2011 after years of lamenting “do we or don’t we?” So glad we did. We immersed ourselves in bees, our mentor, and education. We’ve grown from two hives to over sixty hives. The bees teach us something new everyday….

Oasis Springs Farms

By Sarah Ward, co-owner of Oasis Springs Farm Sarah, who’s passion is in cooking and eating really good local food was looking for a hobby to keep Chris busy during those long, dark winter days of New Hampshire. Because of his engineering and technology background she suggested hydroponic planting and the seed of a farm…

Backwoods Goods

By Sarah Lorigan, founder of Backwoods Goods I am a nutritionist by trade and foodie by nature. I founded Backwoods Goods as a passion project focused on eating locally and seasonally, and living a sustainable lifestyle. This has evolved into a ever-growing collaboration of like-minded foodies and farmers in search of the unique and unknown….

DeLucia Vineyards & Farm

By Alex DeLucia, Owner of DeLucia Vineyards & Farm DeLucia Vineyards & Farm is a small diversified family farm in Bath, NH that produces honey, pork, beef, lamb, chicken, turkeys, a variety of produce, eggs, hay, and of course grapes for wine making! Visit us on Facebook here. An accomplishment we’ve achieved recently is that…

Peppercorn Natural Foods

By Ashley Suckling, Owner of Peppercorn Natural Foods Peppercorn Natural Foods has been serving folks in the foothills of the beautiful White Mountains in downtown Plymouth New Hampshire for 45 years. Our goal is to carry as many locally made products as possible. We support dozens of farmers, and feature a “Made in NH” item…

More Monadnock Local Food, Farms and Food System Updates

Happy New Hampshire Eat Local Month, a month-long celebration of our state’s harvest. Enjoy Part Two of our annual update of local food, farms and our entire Monadnock Region food system. Read Part One of this article. Community Supported Solar for Farmers Last year, the Monadnock Sustainability Network and Cheshire County Conservation District joined together…

Guest Blog: Sanctuary Farm

This blog post was provided by the New England Dairy Promotion Board from their Must be the Milk website. What’s the advantage to being a veterinarian running your own dairy farm? The obvious, of course, says Dr. Jolyon Johnson matter-of-factly. “You don’t have to hire a veterinarian,” he points out with a laugh. He adds…