Hidden Acres Farm, Newton NH
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The curve of the road brings you around and to the farm. There the tractors seem artfully situated near the driveway, the light shines through the barn door, the wrap-around porch greets you, and it all says “Welcome to Hidden Acres Farm.” The house, barn, and outer buildings retain the charm of a long-ago era. If the walls could talk, there would be many tales (and tails) of daily life on the farm.

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Forgotten Farms Documentary Comes to Keene and Concord
Posted November 10, 2016
Forgotten Farms Documentary Comes to Keene and Concord

Forgotten Farms is a different kind of documentary film about farming in New England—and the first two showings in New Hampshire are slated for this weekend, as part of film festivals in Concord and Keene. …

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Introducing the NH Meat and Poultry Producer/Processor Project
Posted October 28, 2016
Introducing the NH Meat and Poultry Producer/Processor Project

The Environmental Mediation Center (EMC), which administers the New Hampshire Agriculture Mediation Program, was recently awarded a Local Food Promotion grant from USDA to increase communication and collaboration between New Hampshire’s meat and poultry producers and processors. The EMC will work with the Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food and UNH Cooperative Extension on this project–with the goals of increasing markets and production, lowering production costs, and increasing access to local meats.

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Warning on Backyard Poultry and Hay Scams
Posted October 21, 2016
Warning on Backyard Poultry and Hay Scams

From the Commissioner, NH Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food
Due to this year’s record number of Salmonella outbreaks related to live poultry exposures, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued cautions …

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Governor Visits Dairy Farm to See Drought Impacts
Posted September 16, 2016
Governor Visits Dairy Farm to See Drought Impacts

Governor Hassan is scheduled to visit Great Bay Farm in Greenland on Wednesday, September 14, to meet with members of the Smith family and other local dairy farmers to discuss how the state can support …

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Little Comfort for Dairy Producers
Posted September 6, 2016
Little Comfort for Dairy Producers

Last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced some small steps to help dairy producers. USDA plans to purchase approximately $20 million (11 million pounds) of cheese from private inventories to assist food banks …

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NH Eat Local Month Has Grown
Posted August 2, 2016
NH Eat Local Month Has Grown

August is New Hampshire Eat Local Month, and this year’s celebrations are bigger and better than ever. This year 71 partner organizations across the state have come together to plan events and programs throughout the …

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