We’ve made it to the very last week of the SummerShare; can you believe it? We sure can’t. We are very thankful for your support and for the season we have had. What better way to celebrate and be grateful for the bountiful harvest than Thanksgiving? From all of us here at Fresh Start Farms, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving.
IMPORTANT REMINDER: If you pick-up your FarmShare at the Food Hub in Manchester, please remember to pick it up on WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23rd, as we will be closed Thursday and Friday to observe the holiday. Thank you!
Are you signed up for the Winter FarmShare?
Sign up for our Winter Share, which will start November 28th, 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
Sugar Pumpkins, Warner Farm
Parsnips and Chiogga Beets, Picadilly Farm
Copper Sweet Potatoes, Basin Farm
Spinach, Queen’s Greens
Fresh Cranberries, Ricker Hill Orchards, ME
Mutsu, Cortland, and Cameo Apples, Sunnycrest Farm
Rutabagas, Harlow Farm
Important Member Info
Your Harvie Dashboard:
Pick Up & Delivery Info
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
Need a last-minute side for your Thanksgiving dinner? Don’t worry, Minimalist Baker has got you covered! This is a great twist to a classic side-dish: incredibly vibrant mashed sweet potatoes and carrots are whipped with turmeric, ginger, fresh garlic, and dairy-free butter for the ultimate salty-sweet side! Get the recipe here.
Want to lighten your load on Thanksgiving? Try this simple, delicious recipe. Italian herbs (basil and oregano) combine with garlic powder, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper for a perfectly balanced and super savory blend. And don’t forget the lemon! All the tender meat, crispy skin, and satisfaction of roasted chicken, with much less work and half the time! Find the recipe here.
Mola Food: Re-Stock and New Items!
- Plantain Chips-A delicious, crisp snack made with three simple ingredients: plantains, coconut oil, and salt! You won’t regret giving them a try!
- *NEW* Kenyan and Somalian Spice Blends– Spice up your weekday dishes with these prepared seasoning blends in a new, larger 4oz size. The Kenyan Blend features spices like cumin, coriander, cinnamon, and a kick of cayenne and paprika. The Somalian Blend is influenced by East Africa, Turkish, Indian and Italian cuisine. Its versatile blend and unique flavors of garlic, turmeric, fenugreek, clove, and more is what makes it so interesting!
- Caramelized Fig Jam with Pear & Honey– Taking a classic fig jam to a new, complex level, Blake Hill Preserves in VT blend figs, pears and pure honey to create a rich, fragrant, fruity pairing perfect for all sophisticated cheese plates. A great pairing for brie, gorgonzola and triple crème cheese.
- Raspberry Mostarda Jam- a perfect balance of fruity, tart, ripe-red raspberries and a spicy mustard – a taste with a long-standing partnership with cheese. Finished with a little red pepper heat for a perfect counterpoint!
‘Tres Bonne’ Goat Milk Gouda from Boston Post Creamery, VT
Tres Bonne is a goat milk Gouda aged 2-5 months. It’s a smooth cheese and has a fresh mild and nutty flavor. It pairs well with Sparkling Cider Wines and Pale Ales. Perfect for those holiday party cheese-platters!
‘Rupert’ Alpine-Style Cheese from Consider Bardwell Farm, VT
Made from a Jersey cow’s raw milk, this Alpine-style cheese is inspired by Gruyère and Comté. It ages a minimum of eight months, revealing a golden paste which offers a rich complexity of flavor with toasty and buttery notes and a hint of sharpness. Try Rupert with cured meat, dried apricot, and a dry Riesling.
Need some non-meat protein items for Thanksgiving? We’ve got you covered. Try some of Vermont Bean Crafters prepared veggie & bean burgers! Flavors include Harvest Veggie, Black Bean, and Falafel! Plus Falafel Fritters and Mockingbird Nuggets–flavors and products for all ages!
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!