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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Holly Gowdy, Brookfield Farm, Walpole, NH
Posted July 18, 2016
Holly Gowdy, Brookfield Farm, Walpole, NH

Brookfield Farm is as rich in history as it is in sustaining a rich and fulfilling agricultural way of life for the Gowdy family. “At the end of the day, when all the cows, sheep, the cat, and the dog are here, and everyone is okay, and nothing needs attention— that is my greatest pleasure,” says Holly. “I’m happier than I’ve ever been.”

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Barker’s Farm, Stratham, NH
Posted May 12, 2016
Barker’s Farm, Stratham, NH

Approximately 35 – 40 of the 80 acres that belong to Barker’s Farm is under production with a variety of produce and flowers. The fields are surrounded by wooded areas that also connect to conservation land and town parks such as Stratham Hill Park. Edie’s passion for the area and cultivation of healthy produce is evident in her tone as she describes how the land is cared for.

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Ski Hearth Farm, Sugar Hill, NH
Posted April 20, 2016
Ski Hearth Farm, Sugar Hill, NH

While it was Sel’s name on the potato bags, much of the driving force behind the farm came from his wife, Paulie, who ran a good portion of the farm show, mostly from behind the scenes. And it was their daughter Joan who managed the farm for a decade after Sel’s death, before selling it in 2002 and retiring to her gardens at the family home on a hill above Ski Hearth Farm.

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Farm & Forest Expo Event: How Do Women Farmers Contribute to New Hampshire Agriculture?
Posted December 8, 2015
Farm & Forest Expo Event: How Do Women Farmers Contribute to New Hampshire Agriculture?

How Do Women Farmers Contribute to New Hampshire Agriculture?
Saturday, January 23, 2016: Noon – 1pm (During the NH Farm & Forest Expo)
Together author Helen Brody and Photographer Leslie Tuttle visited over 100 farms to discover …

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NH Women in Agriculture Conference Set for January 22 at Farm & Forest Expo
Posted December 8, 2015
NH Women in Agriculture Conference Set for January 22 at Farm & Forest Expo

The New Hampshire Women in Agriculture Conference will return to the Farm & Forest Expo on January 22, 2016 from 12 pm to 4 pm at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Manchester, NH.  …

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Heather Gallagher, Many Summers Farm, Cornish, NH
Posted December 6, 2015
Heather Gallagher, Many Summers Farm, Cornish, NH

Heather Gallagher lives in a barn. That is, she and husband, Gwyn, proprietors of Many Summers Farm in Cornish, New Hampshire, occupy the converted upper floors of the farm’s gray-shingled barn. Talk about a short commute.

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