Rosaly Bass of Peterborough has written a new book, Organic! A Gardener's Handbook. The 77-year-old's farm on Route 123 is the oldest and largest organic farm in the state.

Farming: Growing organic: Taking the worry out of farming

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

For years, not many people knew who Rosaly of Rosaly’s Garden was, the 77-year-old matriarch said in an interview last week. Once, a man wandered into Rosaly Bass’s farm stand. “Which one of you is Rosaly?” she recalled him saying. Bass, chuckling while retelling this story, said her protégé, Matt Gifford, lowered his voice as deep as he could and … 0

Peterborough: Chocolate factory to open

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

After making chocolate by hand in a Peruvian museum dedicated to chocolate and cacao — and even harvesting cacao beans in the Amazon, Peterborough resident Neely Cohen is bringing the historic art of chocolate making to Main Street. The 28-year-old, 2004 ConVal High School graduate is opening her Vicuna Chocolate Factory and Cafe … 0

Jaffrey: Local support runs deep

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Throughout the years, the Jaffrey Farmers’ Market has seen different locations as well as various managers, but one thing that has remained the same is the community feeling surrounding the event. According to the former farmers’ market manager, Brenda Bhatti, for many years local consumers have gathered at the market to support local … 0

Rindge: Diner’s ties to FPU grad

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

RINDGE — Franklin Pierce alumnus Les Cooper, Class of 1971, fondly remembers his college days with his high school sweetheart, as well as frequent trips to Fogg’s Minimart at the corner of routes 119 and 202 to gas … 0

Greenfield: A book so good you could eat it

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The Stephenson Memorial Library in Greenfield held its inaugural Edible Books contest. Edible books could refer to a book’s title, characters or illustrations, it could have been inspired by a book’s plot or quote, or it could have … 0

Peterborough: Local Food Dinner

Monday, July 29, 2013

The Peterborough Agricultural Commission held its Local Food Dinner on July 24 in Peterborough. Food was provided by Sunnyfield Farm, Rosaly’s Garden and Walkabout Farm. … 0

Peterborough: Cornucopia and Mariposa to offer taste of the world

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

PETERBOROUGH — Paella, African stew, Ukrainian borscht and spring rolls will be on the menu for the inaugural International Food Festival on Saturday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. “It will be a celebration of local farmers and chefs,” … 0

Rindge: Employees back Market  Basket CEO

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

RINDGE — Signs reading “Save Market Basket” greeted customers as they walked into the Rindge store Tuesday. Each time a customer approached the doors, there was an employee of the store there — on his or her own … 0

Antrim/Sharon: Banana bread bonanza

Monday, July 15, 2013

A love of food and all things homemade are what inspired two women from Sharon and Antrim to take the leap of faith and startup home-based businesses with online and local markets in the last two years. What … 0

Peterborough: Farm dinner features  Rosaly’s, Sunnyfield

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Peterborough Agricultural Commission will hold its second farm dinner at the Bass Barn on 6 Bass Road in Peterborough on July 24. The local, seasonal menu prepared by chef Sam Rule will include red, yellow and green … 0

Jaffrey: A slice of the economy

Monday, July 8, 2013

JAFFREY — When Nick Panagiotes graduated from high school, he didn’t have to worry about looking for a career. He already had one in the family business — running one of the oldest family pizza businesses in Southern … 0

Antrim/Francestown: A growing opportunity

Monday, July 1, 2013

Food cooperatives, more commonly referred to as food co-ops, continue to spring up across the country as the economic idea to help support local vendors becomes a national phenomenon. A food co-op is a grocery store that typically … 0

Wilton: Food for the soul

Monday, June 24, 2013

At the spaghetti supper at the Second Congregational Church in Wilton on Wednesday, food was a family affair. Residents of Wilton and neighboring towns came together to feast on spaghetti and meatballs, garlic breadsticks, salad and ice cream. … 0