Pelloni’s Farm Market

2018-11-16T19:07:13+00:00November 16th, 2018|New England Farm Weekly|

by Laura Rodley

HINSDALE, NH – The days might be getting colder, but there’s still wood to be cut to get ready for next spring’s maple sugaring season at Pelloni’s Farm Market. Maple syrup, corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, winter and summer squash and jam are just some of the items that Greg Pelloni sells seven days a week at his family-run indoor seasonal vegetable farm market. (more…)

Voluntary milking system dedicated at UConn

2018-10-29T18:43:52+00:00October 29th, 2018|New England Farm Weekly|

by George Looby
On Sept. 7, 2018, a new milking system was dedicated at the Kellogg Dairy Center at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. This system is designed to make more efficient use of time, labor and cow comfort and represents a considerable departure from most of the milking systems now in place. For many of the readership, mastering the art of hand milking remains a vivid memory. 

Serving the community

2018-10-29T16:20:21+00:00October 29th, 2018|New England Farm Weekly|

by Karen Van Wyk
In 1850, Miles Smith cleared the land at the top of a hill in New Hampshire and built his house, surrounded by 50 acres. After passing away in the 1880s, his daughter and her husband worked vigorously to get the farm back up and fully functioning by 1918. They maintained it until about 1948. They grew crops and had some cows and were self-sufficient. (more…)