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Nicholas Farms. Organic Fruits & Vegetables. History. Oldest family-run farm in Strafford Country Run by descendents of Harold Nicholas since 1790 Farm stand opened for business in 1920. What is Organic?.

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nicholas farms

Nicholas Farms

Organic Fruits & Vegetables

history
History
  • Oldest family-run farm in Strafford Country
  • Run by descendents of Harold Nicholas since 1790
  • Farm stand opened for business in 1920
what is organic
What is Organic?
  • "An organic farm, properly speaking, is not one that uses certain methods and substances and avoids others; it is a farm whose structure is formed in imitation of the structure of a natural system that has the integrity, the independence and the benign dependence of an organism"
  • —Wendell Berry, "The Gift of Good Land"
why organic
Why Organic?
  • No pesticides
    • Better for you
    • Protects our workers
    • No hazardous material seeps into water sources
  • Food quality
    • Higher in natural vitamins
    • Only fresh produce
farming practices
Farming Practices
  • No synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides or genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
  • Soil protection
  • Biodiversity
  • Crop rotation
check it out
Check it Out!
  • Available for tours for school groups
  • Farm stand open Wednesdays-Sundays

165 Bennett Falls Road

Newmarket, NH 03857

(603) 555-1089

www.nicholasorganicfarm.org

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