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By Jen Risley (September 20, 2012)
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NEWSLETTER          FARM PROFILES          EVENTS          RECIPES          & MORE!
September 2012 
Welcome to the very first New Hampshire Farms Network E-Newsletter.  Each month we’ll feature a farm, seasonal recipe, local food event and more. Our goal is to strengthen the connection between New Hampshire farms, local food and YOU.

Also, each month, one lucky person will win a free book from us. How do you enter the raffle?  You’ve already entered by subscribing to this e-newsletter!  We’ll select, at random, one winner from our contacts.This month we’re giving away New Hampshire: From Farm to Kitchensigned by the author, Helen Brody.  Find out next month who the winner is — and which book we’re giving away in October.


Know Your Farmers: Echo Farm Pudding
By Erika Stimpson
From the
Monadnock Menus Program
It all started when two sisters showed horses at a 4-H project.  There, they met the neighbors’ show cows and fell in love.  The sisters convinced their parents to start a dairy farm on their picturesque Hinsdale, NH property in 1990 – just as many other dairy farmers were struggling to get out of the business.

From Farm to Kitchen: Chicken Roasted in Cider

To save his family farm, Steve Wood of Poverty Lane Orchards in Lebanon, New Hampshire, with his wife, Louisa Spencer, decided to develop a line of hard (or aged) ciders. He traveled to England and France studying the varieties of apples that have been used for generations to make this beverage that dates back in the U.S. to colonial American times.

Today Farnum Hill Ciders produces semi-dry and extra dry bubbly and semi-dry and extra dry still varieties. I prefer the still varieties for this recipe which has been used to showcase the ciders around the state.

Try This Recipe: Chicken Roasted in Cider with Shitake Mushrooms

New Hampshire Farm to Restaurant Certifies the Cotton Restaurant 

By Lorraine Merrill, Commissioner
From the Weekly Market Bulletin
The Cotton Restaurant in Manchester is the sixth and latest restaurant to achieve ‘Certified Local’ status through the NH Farm to Restaurant Connection‘s new program. The other five are the Republic Café in Manchester, the Grappone Center in Concord, Margarita Grill in Glen, Exeter’s Blue Moon Evolution, and MT’s Local Kitchen and Wine Bar in Nashua. View more certified local restaurants.

What’s the Buzz? 
In the “What’s the Buzz” section we’ll feature the most talked about post on our Facebook Page.

This month’s it’s New Hampshire Magazine’s Here’s the Beef: Finding Local Grass Fed Beef in New Hampshire by Susan Laughlin.
Check out what else is buzzing on NHFN’s Facebook Page.
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In This Issue
Echo Farm Pudding
Chicken Roasted in Cider
Cotton Restaurant
Grass-Fed Beef in NH
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