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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