Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! 
Give the gift of local food to your friends and family this holiday season! We've got a variety of gift boxes made from all local foodie favorites that will make for a meaningful gift anyone can enjoy. Plus, the boxes are perfectly sized for mailing to loved ones near and far.
Gift cards are also available to gift someone a one-time box of Fresh Start Farm veggies or a month long Farm Share for the upcoming growing season. Pricing starts at only $28!

Shop local and support producers in your community! 

Read below for a pick up & delivery info, a sneak peak at this week's harvest, meal plan idea, new products, and featured  cheese, meat, and pantry items!
Local Food Gift Boxes
Honey + Tea Gift Box: 2 Organic White Heron Tea's (Daily Cup Green Tea, Masala Chai, Classic Black, Peppermint, and Stay Well available) with Pure Raw Wildflower Honey from Ben's Sugar Shack. $25
Maple Lovers Gift Box: Grade A Pure Maple Syrup, Maple Cream, and Maple Sugar from Ben's Sugar Shack. $20
Charcuterie Gift Box: Plymouth Artisan Cheese (Garlic Peppercorn or Sage & Herb), VT Salumi Cured Salami (Red Wine & Garlic or Fennel) and Laurel Hill Jam (Black Mission Fig or Zetz Red Pepper). $30
New England Breakfast Gift Box: Blueberry Pancake Mix and Grade A Pure Maple Syrup from Ben's Sugar Shack, Terra Nova Organic Coffee (Ethiopian/Big Dipper Blend), and Laurel Hill Jam (Multi-berry, Raspberry, or Blueberry). $30
Chocolate + Coffee Gift Box: Terra Nova Organic Coffee (Ethiopian/Big Dipper Blend) & 2 Berkshire Bark Artisan Chocolate Bars (Jumpin Java, Midnight Harvest, and Pretzelogical available). $25
The Chef's Gift Box: Ruth's Mustard (Hot & Sweet, Cranberry, and Cracked Black Pepper available), Granite State Garlic & Pepper Blend from NH Herb & Spice, Basil Maple Vinaigrette (or Garlic Ginger Teriyaki Sauce), and a paired Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar from Monadnock Oil & Vinegar. $30

Highlights from this week's bounty

Greenhouse Tomatoes from Edgewater Farm!
Get ready for an extra special treat for December -- Greenhouse Tomatoes! The Edgewater Farmers planted these tomatoes back on July 4th and through careful care and the use of heated greenhouse to combat low daylight and cold temps, they've brought us delicious red tomatoes in the first week of December. The greenhouse has just been cleaned out for the winter, so enjoy them this week only!
Sylvain's Purple Top Turnips
Potatoes from Dunbarton Farmers
Greenhouse Tomatoes, Cilantro, Parsley, Dill,  Butternut Squash - Edgewater Farm
Watermelon, Spanish Black, & Daikon Radishes - Milkweed Farm
Organic Sweet Potatoes - Atlas Farm
Rainbow Carrots - Kitchen Garden Farm
Organic Parsnips - Picadilly Farm
Fuji, Macoun, Golden Delicious & Mac Apples - Brookdale Fruit Farm

Need some meal plan ideas?


This week's offerings are perfect to make quick and easy tacos!  Grab some tortillas & salsa verde and mix and match proteins and veggies for a delicious meal. 

Items to include in your share:
  • Mi Tierra Organic Corn Tortillas
  • Our Local Table Salsa Verde
  • Cilantro
  • Lettuce Mix/Cabbage
  • Radishes
  • Greenhouse Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Pineland Farms Cheddar Cheese
  • Pineland Farms Grassfed Ground Beef or Heiwa Tofu
Kale, Spinach & Mushroom Baked Eggs (vegetarian)

Items to include in your share:
  • Maple Meadow Eggs
  • Kale
  • Dunk's Mixed Mushrooms
  • Parsley
  • Onions
  • Serve with a loaf of Crust and Crumb Bread!
Oyster Mushroom Soup (vegan)

Items to include in your share:
  • Heiwa Tofu
  • Dunk's Mixed Mushrooms
  • Carrots
  • Scallions
Sausage, Kale, and Potato Skillet Supper

Items to include in your share:
  • VT Salumi Red Wine & Garlic or Rosemary & Red Sausage
  • Potatoes
  • Kale
  • Parsley
  • Red Onions
Warm Lentil Vegetable Salad with Feta, Dried Currents, and Dill (vegetarian)

Items to include in your share:
  • Carrots
  • Parsnips
  • Beets
  • Dill
  • Lettuce Mix
  • Red Onion
  • Pineland Farms Feta Cheese
Mashed Vegetables with Bacon Vinaigrette
Items to include in your share:
  • Parsnips/Turnips/Potatoes
  • Onions
  • Parsley
  • North Country Applewood Smoked Bacon
New Items!
Now offering Hosta Hill Kimchi! This handmade, raw, small-batch Korean-style mix of veggies has the perfect amount of heat and crunch. Made with local and organic ingredients from Western MA, Hosta Hill's Kimchi has won two consecutive Good Food Awards, recognizing "the most conscientious and talented craft food producers in the US." Enjoy the unique and bold flavors that are slowly developed through wild fermentation.
White Heron Teas based in Portsmouth NH, produces teas with all organic ingredients made on site. Green, Black, Peppermint, Masala Chai, Cranberry Apple Ginger, and Stay Well varieties available.
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.
Watch this video on how to make swaps for your share.
4. Review the
Members Help Section

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 
Have a great week! We got this!

From all of us at Fresh Start Farms, take good care and be well.
Contact Us:
Fresh Start Food Hub
603 606 2663
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