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The Women’s Agriculture Network

Farmer Kate & Birch Rise Farm were chosen as a local VT/NH farm to be featured in the Women’s Agriculture Network. This included a blog post (see link below for article) and a film crew coming to document the farm on Friday, Sept 20th….

First-Ever Farm Store Pop Up Shop!

First-Ever Farm Store Pop Up Shop….THIS FRIDAY!! Come visit the amazing Farmer Kate 👩🏻‍🌾 Friday Sept 13th 5pm – 7pm Sunflower Natural Foods 390 S Main St #1, Laconia, NH 03246

Navajo Churro Sheep

The Navajo Churro Sheep The History: – descended from the Churra an ancient breed brought over from the Spanish Explorers to the ” New Spain” – 17th Century Native Indians acquired flocks of Churro for food and fiber – 1850’s thousands of Churro were…

Road Trip to Vermont

Sunday morning farmer Ken, Kate, Dave, and Hunter made the two-hour drive to South Royalton Vermont to pick up our breeding flock of Navajo Churro Sheep. Upon arriving at Orion Rising Farm the crew started to load up the 4 ewes. The loading of…

Reserve Your Holiday Turkey Today!

Reserve Your Holiday Turkey TODAY! Gobble, gobble! It’s time to reserve your holiday turkey for Thanksgiving & Christmas!   $4 a pound 2018 season pounds ranged from 12 to 42lbs! $10 deposit required    

Labor Day Grill Deals!!

Labor Day Grill Deals!! Farm Store is open 9-5pm Tues, Wed, Thursday and Friday this week… pick up pasture-raised chicken roaster, breasts, legs or wings for your weekend BBQ!! Roasters $4 a pound avg. 3-4lbs Breasts & Legs $6 a pound avg. 1-2lbs

Hunter’s First Fair

Hunter showed 5 of his chickens at the Belknap County Fair today….he received 4 out of 5 blue ribbons for his birds, the best in showmanship trophy, a blue ribbon for his poster and runner up on herdsmanship! Overall a very good first 4H…

Greenhouse Project

In the summer of 2018, Farmer Ken & I spent a date night (yes, all of our dates seem to be farm related) driving over an hour to North Conway with the goal of checking out a greenhouse Ken had seen listed on Craigslist….

The Biggest Little Farm

Yesterday, Ken & I took Hunter to see the documentary “The Biggest Little Farm” …..it was a great movie and felt very much like our daily lives. Farming is ever changing ….observing how things are working or not working and modifying them until they…

Roasters are in!

What happens on a farm pick up morning  . . . . The first thing to do is clean the farm store Farmer Hunter took that job over . . . . Once the coolers are unloaded from the truck Farmer Ken & Farmer Kate…