Greetings from Fresh Start Farms!

Thanksgiving might look a little different this year, but we can still make some extra special meals with all local, fresh, and delicious food. We’ve got an abundance of veggies, apple varieties, cranberries, fresh bread and rolls, chickens, turkey brine mix, stuffing herb blend, and more! 

Crust & Crumb Baking Company in Concord hand-makes all of their bread from scratch using local ingredients. They are the first (and currently only) Certified Local Bakery in NH!

This weeks flavors of fresh-baked bread:

  • Tomato herb
  • Shaker squash rolls
  • Multigrain
  • Honey oat
  • Sicilian
  • Buttermilk
  • Maple pecan

Highlights From This Week's Bounty

Try Out Some New Recipes This Thanksgiving!


Butternut Squash Casserole (vegan)

Items to include in your share:

  • Butternut squash
  • Leeks
  • Celery
  • Pearl Onions
  • Bread from Crust & Crumb

Sausage & Herb Stuffing

Items to include in your share:

  • Bread from Crust & Crumb
  • Onions
  • Celery
  • Granny Smith Apples
  • Parsley
  • Black River Sweet or Spicy Italian Sausage or VT Salumi Red Wine & Garlic or Rosemary & Red Sausage

Squash and Caramelized Onion Tart (vegetarian)

Items to include in your share:

  • Onions
  • Butternut Squash
  • Pineland Farms Sharp Cheddar
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Delicata Squash
  • Ruth’s Mustard
  • Maine Grains Pastry Flour

Slow-Baked Thanksgiving Tofu (vegan)

Items to include in your share:

  • Heiwa Tofu
  • Celery
  • Carrots
  • Shallots
  • Wild Mushroom & Sage Infused Olive Oil from Monadnock Oil & Vinegar

Julia's Favorite Roast Chicken

Items to include in your share:

  • Common Wealth Poultry Chicken
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Onions
  • Parsley

Flaky Cranberry Hand Pies

Items to include in your share:

  • Maine Grain’s Organic Pastry Flour
  • Ricker Hill Fresh Cranberries
  • Maple Meadow Cage-free Eggs

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

Items to include in your share:

  • Mixture of Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Cortland,  or McIntosh Apples
  • Maine Grain’s Organic Pastry Flour
  • Maine Grain’s Organic Rolled Oats
  • Apple Pie Spice Mix from NH Herb & Spice
  • Maple Meadow Cage-free Eggs

New Items!


With the Temple Turkey Brine you’ll be enjoying a moist, tender turkey (or chicken) dinner in no time! Simply soak your turkey in the brine mix and water before roasting and taste the difference!  Follow instructions here.

Try out fresh cranberry sauce or cranberry baked goods made with fresh cranberries from Ricker Hill Orchards! Cranberries are one of only three fruits native to America


Blueberry Lemon Thyme Chevre from VT Creamery is perfect to crumble on salads, sprinkle on sandwiches, serve on cheeseboards, and spread on crackers or bread. Starting with mild fresh goats’ milk cheese, this chevre is elevated with the addition of high-quality wild blueberries, candied lemon peel and fragrant thyme.


Perfect for your day-after-Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich! Ruth’s Cranberry Mustard is fruity and tangy and perfect with turkey, ham or cheese. Ruth’s Mustards are inspired by her grandmother’s recipes and 10% of her profits go to feed those in need.

The Plymouth Cheese Factory is the second oldest cheese factory in the US – producing high quality and distinctive artisan cheeses for over 125 years. Hand crafted, cut and waxed by hand, Plymouth cheeses are made from the finest VT raw cows milk free of any additives, antibiotics or rBST. Plymouth Black Truffle gives you the full decadent experience of fine truffles, packed with white truffle oil, and Italian black truffles. Add this extra special cheese to your Thanksgiving charcuterie platter.


Enjoy Green Mountain Creamery Vermont-style Maple, Vanilla, or Blueberry Greek Nonfat yogurt this week! Each spoonful is a deliciously smooth and creamy treat with live probiotic cultures and no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives. 

Featured Cheeses

Featured Pantry Items

Featured Proteins

Important Pre-Season Member Checklist

  1. Fill out your preferences page on your Profile Page.
  2. Review and update your Delivery Instructions so we know where to bring your food.
  3. Watch this video on how to make swaps for your share.
  4. Review the Members Help Section

Have a great week! We got this!

From all of us at Fresh Start Farms,
take good care and be well.

Pick Up and Delivery Instructions

Please wear a mask and practice social distancing when picking up!

Bona Fide Green Goods Pick Up
Wednesdays 3pm to 6pm 
Give Amanda your name and she’ll bring you your box!

Fresh Start Food Hub Pick Up
Tuesdays 2pm to 6pm
If you would like curbside pickup, please call us at 603 606 2663 and we will place your share outside for contactless pickup.

Home Delivery
Tuesdays 11am to 5pm — Manchester, Nashua, Merrimack, Bedford, Londonderry, Derry
Wednesdays 11am to 5pm — Bow, Dunbarton, Concord

It is very important that you update your delivery instructions on your Harvie profile page so we get the food to the right place. Be sure to leave a cooler out for the delivery driver

We will not hold missed pick ups. We will donate any unclaimed shares to our local food pantries.

Mistakes happen! If you are missing anything in your share, please reach out to [email protected]