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Community Supported Agriculture in Merrimack County

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a partnership between consumers and farmers in which members purchase shares of the farms’ production up front.  This gives farms important revenue during the non-season and consumers a reliable source of in-season, fresh, locally produced food.

Apple Hill Farm CSA (Diane & Chuck Souther)

580 Mountain Road, Concord

(603) 224-8862; info@applehillfarmnh.com

www.applehillfarmnh.com

Family run farm with PYO and farm stand using integrated pest management, beyond organic, to provide a high quality fresh product.

Concord Area Winter CSA (Larry Pletcher)

443 Kearsarge Mountain Road, Warner

(603) 496-6391; vegetableranch@gmail.com

Offering certified organic storage crops and fresh winter greens. Nine distributions are scheduled from December to early April. Distribution is available in Concord and Warner.

Fresh Start Farms CSA (Helene Edelstein)

Farmland located in Dunbarton with delivery in Manchester, Salem,Derry, Bedford and Newmarket.

(603) 296-0443; freshstartfarmsnh@gmail.com

http://freshstartfarmsnh.org/

Fresh Start Farms is a collective of refugee and immigrant farmers who are participating in the New American Sustainable Agriculture Project. There are over 20 farmer entrepreneurs, representing the Somali-Bantu, Bhutanese, Burundi, and Congolese communities, as well as other ethnic groups.  These growers sell produce wholesale to grocery stores, schools, and other businesses and institutions, at farmers’ markets and farm stands where we accept SNAP/EBT, and through a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share program.

Henwyn Farm CSA (Edward Epsen)

108 Raccoon Hill Road, Salisbury

(603) 648-2815; epsen@gmx.com

We manage a certified natural breeding herd of rare heritage hogs, raised on pasture and woodland, and enjoying an exclusively organic diet. We are proud to offer a 20 week CSA featuring fresh deliveries of our heirloom pork, butchered and cured on our farm using traditional methods.

Offering Heirloom pork (year round) in bulk wholes and halves; retail cuts.

Kearsarge Mountain CSA (Larry Pletcher)

443 Kearsarge Mountain Road, Warner

(603) 496-6391; vegetableranch@gmail.com

Vegetable Ranch and Kearsarge Gore Farm operate the CSA offering certified organic produce during an 18 week summer season. Distribution is available Tuesdays, Fridays or Saturdays in Warner, Concord or Henniker.

Lake Cliff Organic Farm CSA (Dale & Pauline Hallquist)

66 Bear Hill Road, Chichester

(603) 798-3937; lakeclifffarm@comcast.net

We are family friendly farm using all organic products. We are certified farmers and NOFA members. We offer PYO high-bush blueberries and CSA.

Lewis Farm CSA (Harry Lewis)

192 Silk Farm Road, Concord

(603) 228-6230; harrylewis192@comcast.net

http://www.lewisfarmnh.com/

We grow in nine greenhouses (hoop houses) as well as outside. CSA offers full and half shares.

Local Harvest CSA

Unitarian Universalist Church

274 Pleasant Street, Concord

(603) 731-5955; info@localharvestnh.com

www.localharvestnh.com

A cooperative of six New Hampshire organic farms that provide our farm share members with a wide variety of fresh certified organic fruits and vegetables. Share seasons are spring (3 weeks), summer (18 weeks) and fall (5 weeks). Share pickup is in Concord on Wednesdays from 2:30pm – 6:30pm. Now taking sign ups for 2016 shares!

Red Manse Farm CSA (Earl & Alice Tuson)

5 Pittsfield Road, Loudon

(603) 435-9943; earl@redmansefarm.com

www.redmansefarm.com

Certified organic vegetables, tree fruit and more grown on a full-time family farm. Our traditional CSA offers pickup locations in Hooksett, Northwood, Laconia and Alton. Our Farm Patron program allows greater flexibility and choice anytime our farm store is open. Produce offered over an extended season and available in bulk quantities for home processing and winter storage.

Terra Organics (Denise and Monica Rico)

198 Tyler Road, Contoocook

(603) 428-4258

terraorganicsnh@gmail.com

Terra Organics is a certified organic market garden business in Contoocook, NH, owned and operated by the mother/daughter team, Denise and Monica Rico.  They offer a variety of pick up times and locations:

Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 at Terra Organics Farm in Contoocook

Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 at New England College in Concord

Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 at At OM Yoga in Concord

Thursdays from 4:00-7:00 at the Henniker Community Market

Two Mountain Farm CSA (Katherine Darling)

76 Shaw Hill Road, Andover

(603) 724-4983; 2mountainfarm@gmail.com

https://twomountainfarm.wordpress.com/

Two Mountain Farm produces as a small-scale, diversified, non-certified organic system. We have a 30-family CSA program and facilitate a school garden at the local Andover Elementary/Middle School. We pride ourselves on quality, naturally-grown vegetables, garlic, raspberries, eggs, lamb and cut flowers.

Vegetable Ranch CSA (Larry Pletcher)

443 Kearsarge Mountain Road, Warner

(603) 496-6391; vegetableranch@gmail.com

www.vegetableranch.com

Vegetable Ranch LLC grows only certified organic produce. Vegetable Ranch LLC offers produce throughout the year and operates the Concord Area Winter CSA each year from December to May. See also Kearsarge Mountain CSA

Warner River Organics CSA (Jim Ramanek)

119 Dustin Road, Webster

(603) 491-4203; jim.ramanek@gmail.com

Warnerriverorganics@tds.net

http://harvesttomarket.com/farmers-market/Weare-farmers-market-NH

Purchase a farmers market credit and choose what you want, when you want and in the quantities you need at markets in Penacook, Canterbury, Henniker, Weare and Contoocook.  Offering certified organic spring transplants, honey, seasonal mixed vegetables (including Asian, heirloom, and European vegetable and greens varieties), medicinal and culinary herbs, shiitake mushrooms, tree fruit and berries.

Willoughby Farm

164 Eaton Road, Pittsfield

(603) 435-9965

willoughbyfarm@myfairpoint.net

20-Week full share at $630 and a partial share for $350. Partial shares will be pre-packed and ready for pickup.  Vegetable are locally grown and are certified organic.  Vegetable pickup location is 232 South Street in Concord on Thursdays beginning at 3:30 p.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m. Season should run from mid-June to late October.

Work Song Farm CSA (Abigail Dixon and Daniel Kilrain)

Beech Hill Road, Hopkinton

(603) 219-0297; worksongfarm@gmail.com

www.worksongfarm.com

Work Song Farm grows healthy, delicious food for our local community. We are a small-scale, diverse vegetable farm on the road to organic certification. We offer a summer and winter CSA.

Yankee Farmer’s Market CSA (Brian and Keira Farmer)

360 Rte 103 East, Warner

(603) 456-2833; kefarmer@tds.net

www.yankeefarmersmarket.com

What: A buffalo (bison) farm providing natural, top-quality, pasture raised buffalo, grass-fed beef, venison, elk, ostrich, pork, chicken, turkey, and lamb.  We offer a Buffalo Buyers Club.  This Club is set up much like that of a CSA; however, YOU get to choose the meat you want each time you order.

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