The daylight hours are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and the season has ended for our Fresh Start Farmers. We are very grateful for all of their hard work this summer–and recognize the many challenges that arise–in producing fresh, local food for the FarmShares! In the meantime, you will still receive wonderful produce from other farms in the area! Your continued support helps us to focus on our goals as a food hub in improving the accessibility of healthy, sustainably grown food in the community.


Look out for these fresh produce items this week: Broccoli crowns from Plainville Farm in Hadley, MA; Sunflower Greens from Grateful Greens in Brattleboro, VT; Brussels Sprouts from Czajkowski Farm in Hadley, MA; Spinach from Queen’s Green’s in Amherst, MA! We are thankful for all of our partner farms in helping us to make fresh food available all year round. 

Solar Panel Update!

Solar panels are being installed at the Dunbarton Farm. The crew from ReVision Energy reports great progress so far: the ground site was successfully cleared and prepped, the electrical work has been given the go-ahead, and construction is underway. They predict a project duration of 2-2.5 weeks (weather permitting!). We are glad to hop on the solar wave!

Local Thanksgiving Pies & Rolls from Crust & Crumb

We will be offering Shaker squash rolls and a selection of Thanksgiving pies from The Crust & Crumb Bakery! Place your orders in Harvie by Friday, November 11th, and your products will be delivered the following week on your normal Share delivery date. Flavors of pie include Apple Streusel and Forest Berry. Get a head-start on your Thanksgiving menu today!

Did you know you can continue your FarmShare all winter??

Sign up for our Winter Sharewhich will start November 27th, and take advantage of the local food available throughout the winter: root vegetables, winter squashes, hydroponic greens, mushrooms, dairy, meat, pantry items and so much more! 

By signing up for a Winter FarmShare, you will be continuing to support the Fresh Start Farmers throughout the upcoming months, as well as other local farms and food vendors! You will also be supporting our important work as a food hub in improving the accessibility and affordability of fresh, local food in our New Hampshire communities.


From This Week's Bounty

Broccoli, Plainville Farm

Brussels Sprouts, Czajkowski Farm

Spinach, Queen’s Greens

Sweet Potatoes, Basin Farm

Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Macoun Apples, Green Mountain Orchard

Hydroponic Greens, Oasis Spring Farm

Important Member Info

Your Harvie Dashboard:

From your Harvie Dashboard, you can customize the contents of your box, reschedule/change location/skip and hold shares, and update your product preferences. Learn more about how to use your Dashboard here.

Pick Up & Delivery Info

Home Delivery
Monday and Wednesday 11am to 6pm

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.

YMCA of Greater Nashua 
Mondays 3:30pm to 5:30pm
24 Stadium Drive, Nashua
There will be a volunteer there to help you find your box. Any milk, meat, or frozen products will be in a cooler. 

Bona Fide Green Goods Pick Up
Wednesdays 3pm to 6pm 
25 N. Main Street, Concord
Give the Bona Fide staff your name and they’ll get your box for you.

St. Paul’s School Employee Pick Up
Wednesdays 2pm to 4pm
SPS Post Office 
Any milk, meat, or frozen products will be in the fridge.

Fresh Start Food Hub Pick Up
Wednesdays OR Thursdays 2pm to 6pm
150 Spruce Street, Manchester
You can pick up your share either day. No need to notify us, just come on by!

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

Please return boxes & insulated liners!

of the Week

Here’s what Food & Wine has to say about their recipe:

“There’s nothing better than coming home to a simmering pot of this hearty stew on a cool fall or winter day. Hearty chunks of beef turn tender after a low and slow trip in your favorite Dutch oven; potatoes join the party during the tail end of cooking so they don’t dissolve into the stew. Cut potatoes into similar-size pieces to guarantee they cook evenly.”

Add Robie Farm’s Stew Meat to your next FarmShare order and you’ll be ready to go! Get the recipe here.


Pantry Items

Sauces Galore!
  • Terra Cotta Pasta Co. Sauces– These delicious sauces can be used for much more than pasta: try them on meats, as dips, throw a dash on your mashed potatoes, vegetables, rice or risotto. The possibilities are endless! Flavors include:
      • Basil Pesto with Roasted Sunflower Seeds
      • Butternut Squash Alfredo Sauce
      • Caramelized Onions and Roasted Red Pepper
      • Sundried Tomato and Black Olive
      • Wild Mushroom
  • Applesauce from Brookdale Farm- Support local farm families, and get great taste and freshness with this delicious applesauce! Great on waffles and pancakes, or heat it up on a cold fall night for a sweet and healthy treat.
New Flavors!
  • Berkshire Bark: Midnight Harvest- Belgian dark chocolate, whole roasted almonds, whole roasted hazelnuts, Cape Cod cranberries, and fresh orange zest. 
  • Terra Nova Coffee: Equatorial Bold (16oz)- Equatorial Bold is distinctly robust and slightly smoky with mild acidity, satisfying aromas, and a smooth mouthfeel. Notes of cocoa, caramel, and toasted oats. 

Dairy Items

Blue Ledge Farm Honey Orange Chevre

Fresh chèvre mixed with local Vermont honey and sprinkled with Organic Orange peel zest. Bring some vibrant flavors into your fall and winter menu with this yummy goat cheese. Add it to a salad, feature it on a cheese platter for a party, or grab it for a weekday snack!


Protein Items

Short Creek Classic Salami

Located in Northwood, NH, Short Creek Farm prides itself on producing a homegrown line of handcrafted sausages and salami,  made in small batches entirely with pork and beef raised on their farm. Limited-release recipes reflect the fresh, foraged, and preserved local ingredients that are on hand and the selection changes with the seasons. 

“Our salami – the perfect marriage of pork, fat, and salt, highlighted with herbs and spices – offer up the super savoriness of great pork distilled to its purest form.”

Thank you & we'll see you soon!

Email us at [email protected] or give us a call at 603-606-2663 and we will get right back to you!

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