Category Archives: Farm 2 Fork

Go behind the scenes of the farms that supply us with delicious food to learn about local agriculture, meet your farmers, and the multifaceted ways they bring sustainable food to the table.

Meet the Farmers

We support local, independent, and organic farmers whenever possible and are committed to promoting sustainable agriculture and biodiversity. These are just a few of our many local and regional growers and farmers. Brookford Farm – Canterbury, NH 10.8 miles from the Co-op “We are a 600-acre diversified farm with 35+ acres in certified organic […]

Raise the Beds!

By Stacey Cooper, Co-op Farm Manager I stumbled across an very interesting new method of growing veggie crops, which I have decided to try to incorporate in the gardens here at Shaker Village. The method is inspired by Jean-Martin Fortier, reminiscent of the French Intensive methods used in Europe. The theory goes that by creating […]

Shaker Organic Garden Update

Check out Stacey’s latest update from Shaker Organic Garden… This week we’ve been busily prepping for the Artisan festival and the benefit dinner next weekend. These activities include cleaning and hanging all of the ornamental corn, shelling heirloom beans, harvesting corn stalks, harvesting pumpkins and winter squash (it was an early crop and the groundhogs […]