Q: I am going on a two-week vacation this summer and don't have anyone available to water my vegetable garden. If there is no rain for two weeks will all my vegetables die? What can I do to prevent them from wilting and dying?

  • Photo Essay by Dana Read
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Nestled in Keene, New Hampshire is Archway Farm, where they make “local, sustainable, delicious pork…. [and are] … A small family farm raising happy, healthy pigs in a natural environment” as per the farm’s website.

  • By Diana Damato
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Perched atop West Hill Road in Troy, New Hampshire, a historic farmhouse, and barns are surrounded by more than 19 acres of berry bushes, seven hoop houses, a pergola and lawn area for weddings and a stunning view of Mt. Monadnock.

  • By Nicole Colson
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Devin Donohue's grandmother owned a craft store in Keene, and her mother worked in nearly every craft imaginable, so it stands to reason creating is in her genes.

  • Interview by Nicole Colson
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Jason Washer runs an e-commerce business from his home; along with his wife, he helps care for his three young children at their Keene home — also the home where he grew up. His flexible schedule gave him the opportunity to plant a small raised bed garden in his backyard a few years ago — a …

  • Interview by Nicole Colson
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Heidi Tompkins is a member of the third generation of her family to live in her home in Nelson. She grew up there and after many years away, she and her husband, Taliesin Gregory, moved back and reclaimed the gardens and fruit trees that had been neglected for more than 40 years (only becaus…

  • By Sarah Heffron
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It's been a long time since I've made much homemade ice cream. That is probably due to my ice cream machine breaking around the time we started our farm and had two toddlers to manage. But I'm back in ice cream mode and so happy for that. This mint ice cream is perfect plain, with hot fudge …

  • Sarah Heffron
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My seven-year-old son broke from tradition for his birthday this year. He usually requires oysters on the half shell, his favorite since age three. But this time, he requested a lobster dinner. By the time his party and cake concluded, and our family got together for the lobster dinner, he w…