Benedikt Dairy, Goffstown, NH

One has to admire the courage of Melissa and Max Blindow, they have invested in a long-term venture. “You seed Benedikt Dairy their photovegetables in the spring, harvest and sell in the summer, and are hopefully able to relax for a couple months in the winter. But with a dairy there is an expensive infrastructure of buildings, animals, equipment, and supplies that must be purchased and then, of course, a market musts be developed and built on” says Max. Good fortune came their way as not only did they find a welcoming neighborhood

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Farnum Hill Ciders at Poverty Lane Orchards, Lebanon, NH
October 23, 2012
Farnum Hill Ciders at Poverty Lane Orchards, Lebanon, NH

Farnum Hill cider is a “true” cider – an alcoholic beverage fermented from apples, exactly as a wine is fermented from grapes. Their ciders are 6.5 -7.5% alcohol, tend toward the dry, sharp, and fruity …

Brookdale Fruit Farm, Hollis, NH
October 13, 2012
Brookdale Fruit Farm, Hollis, NH

Since the profile of the Brookdale Fruit Farm appeared in the book New Hampshire: From Farm to Kitchen (2004), and which spawned www.newhampshirefarms.net, much on the farm has changed, yet much remains the same with …

Snow Dragon Mountain, Meredith, NH
October 3, 2012
Snow Dragon Mountain, Meredith, NH

Climbing up through lovely pines, maples, and beeches to an elevation of 1200 feet, a visitor arrives at the summit.  In the clearing lies Snow Dragon Mountain Farm with its breathtaking 360-degree views of Lake Winnipesauke and …

Echo Farm Puddings, Hinsdale, NH
August 30, 2012
Echo Farm Puddings, Hinsdale, NH

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’ shows cows and they fell in love.  The sisters convinced their …