Two main sources of income for family farms were uprooted this week due to the coronavirus: many of the farm-to-table restaurants that source locally grown meat and produce aren’t buying at the same volume, and spring farmers markets are now closed, as well, due to the ban on public gatherings in New Hampshire. So to keep the lettuces, kales and cabbages moving along, some local farms on the Seacoast are banding together to offer home delivery in the region. “People are missing those products, and this seemed to be the missing link to get them together,” explains Andre Cantelmo, co-owner of Heron Pond Farm in South Hampton. Heron Pond, along with about a dozen other farms and local food producers in the region, are offering delivery through the Three...
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With N.H. Farmers Markets Closed, Seacoast Growers Plow Ahead With Delivery