Food

The bird flu epidemic has raised egg prices nationwide. But, customers in the region prefer free-range, pasture raised or organic eggs, which are a separate market.

Bird flu raises egg prices

Monday, June 22, 2015

Although bird flu has not spread to the Northeast, the U.S. egg shortage has driven up the price of eggs in the Monadnock region. But proprietors aren’t hurting as much as other parts of the country, since customers here prefer free-range, pasture-raised or organic eggs. “It’s definitely worth it,” said Nancy Drake of Peterborough, as she reached for a carton … 0

First generation on the farm

Monday, May 18, 2015

Linda Estabrook doesn’t have a background in farming. But as she looks around and sees a vibrant, growing dedication to local food, it makes her want to get down in the dirt. “This is an area where you can know your farmer,” said Estabrook. “I love that.” So, though she made her living … 0

Peterborough: Cafe opens in Village Shops

Monday, May 4, 2015

Joe Stanislaw mans the kitchen at the newly opened Joe’s at the Grove Cafe. The restaurant is sandwiched between Ava Marie’s Handmade Chocolate and Ice Cream and Monadnock Oil and Vinegar in the Grove Village Shops. The menu specializes in farm-to-fork specialties, and includes numerous dishes Stanislaw featured in cooking demonstrations at Monadnock … 0

School Menus

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

ConVal schools Elementary and middle Monday: Mini pancakes, turkey sausage, green beans, baby carrots, clementine Tuesday: Chicken fingers, macaroni salad, celery, hummus, strawberry cup Wednesday: Pasta/meat sauce, spinach/romaine salad, garlic bread Thursday: Roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, chickpeas, breadstick, kiwi Friday: Pizza, crunchy veggies, kale chips, apple High school … 0

JAFFREY: Opening Day

Monday, April 14, 2014

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Hancock: Maple sugaring for home-schoolers

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Cornucopia Project, with volunteer teacher Jeannie Polovchik and a group of homeschoolers, has tapped the trees at Brooks’ Side Farm in Hancock. S Some of the syrup will be given to the students and the Mathewsons. The … 0

School Menus

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

conval schools Elementary and middle Monday: Mini pancakes, turkey sausage, carrots, celery sticks, clementine Tuesday: Chicken fingers, rice pilaf, black beans, cucumber, kiwi Wednesday: Pasta/meat sauce, spinach/romaine salad, garlic bread, peaches Thursday: Pork, gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, roll, pear Friday: Pizza, green peppers, chickpeas, pineapple High school Monday: … 0

RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Monday, February 24, 2014

Starting a new business is not easy. According to the Monadnock Small Business Journal, thirty percent of new businesses in New Hampshire fail within the first two years.And yet, businesses continue to open, and some of them stay … 0

Antrim: Free pancake breakfast set

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Antrim Baptist Church will be offering a free pancake breakfast on Sunday from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The menu will include plain and blueberry pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, juice and coffee. … 0

Jaffrey: Worldly pursuits

Monday, February 3, 2014

“The Culinary Delights of Morocco” will be offered at Sunflowers tonight from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dorry Richmond of Peterborough, founder of Doriti Gelato Inc., a food historian and owner of Doriti Ltd. Catering, will present an array … 0

School Menus

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

conval schools Elementary and middle Monday: Mini French toast, turkey sausage, green beans, baby carrots, juice box Tuesday: Chicken nuggest, rice pilaf, red beans, cucumber, Mandarin oranges Wednesday: Rotini/ meat sauce, spinach/romaine salad, garlic bread, peaches Thursday: Cheeseburger, potato wedges, kiwi Friday: Cheesy pizza sticks/marinara sauce, broccoli, three-bean … 0

Peterborough: Home cook sharing her secrets

Monday, January 20, 2014

Seven years ago, Laura Mahoney of Peterborough opened up her big upright freezer to take out some meat, and discovered that the freezer had died and all of her food was thawing. It was a big freezer, and … 0

Greenville: French Canadian dinner at Sacred Heart Saturday

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A dinner celebrating the large pool of people sharing French Canadian heritage in the area will be held at the Sacred Heart Church in Greenville on Saturday. The Knights of Columbus Council 8016 in Greenville is hosting its 17th Annual French Night Dinner. This event is open to … 0