2024

Exhibitors and Workshops

EXHIBITORS

Akasha WellnessBuilding B #231
www.hidow.com
Dedicated to pain free living !

All Energy SolarBuilding A #131
https://www.allenergysolar.com/
All Energy Solar provides a full-service solar solution experience for residential, commercial, agricultural, and government customers seeking to switch to solar energy. In addition to solar panels, we offer energy storage options along with EV charging.

American FoodsBuilding A #122
www.americanfoods.com
We are a shop at home food delivery service, specializing in all natural, farm-direct meats along with a wide selection of other foods. Custome cut & trimmed, vacuum sealed, and delivered right to your home!!

Arrowquip and New England BeefBuilding B #235
www.newenglandbeef.us
Official Arrowquip dealer. We are happy to offer the full line of Arrowquip Cattle Handling Equipment. With locations in  Williston, Vermont and Billerica, Massachusetts, we deliver throughout New England. Arrowquip manufactures cattle handling equipment that creates the safest experience for both the rancher and the cattle.

Bartlettyarnsoutside #37, 38, 39
www.bartlettyarns.com
Historic woolen mill making knitting yarn and wool products.

Bedrock GardensBuilding A #144
www.bedrockgardens.org
Bedrock Gardens is a public garden that integrates unusual botanical specimens and unique sculpture into an inspiring landscape journey. This 30-acre site has transitioning from a historic farm and private garden to a public oasis of art, horticulture and inspiration.
Visit a garden that the Boston Globe described as “one of the most beautiful and intriguing landscapes in New Hampshire.”

Beeline Skin Care (Beeline LLC)Building A #108, 121
https://beelineskincare.com/
Handcrafted natural skin care made in Henniker, NH using honey and/or beeswax from local beekeepers.  We are women owned and operated, beekeepers, and lifetime members of the NH Beekeepers Association.   In 2023, Beeline was the proud recipient of the SBA Award for Home-Based Business of the Year for NH, as well as for New England!  Part of the proceeds from selling our line is donated to the Honeybee Research Fund and other non-profits that focus on the keeping and sustaining of honeybees.  We are the number one financial supporters of honeybee research in the state of NH!

Big Boys Toys LLCoutside #15
www.bigboystoysllc.net
We are a family-owned tractor and equipment dealership since 1995 located in Pomfret Center CT and our new location in New Boston, NH.  We carry Massey Ferguson, Yanmar tractor, Vermeer AG, Krone, McHale and many other equipment lines.  Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to help you with all your sales, parts and service needs from the large commercial farmer to the homeowner maintaining their land.  Please feel free to give us a call, stop by one of our locations or check us out on the web at www.bigboystoysllc.net

Blue Seal Feedsoutside #20
Blue Seal.com
Blue Seal Feeds Kent Nutrition Group
Manufacturer of Quality Animal Feeds and Supplies.

Brown Forestry Productsoutside #7
www.brownforestryproducts.com
Brown Forestry Products has been a leader in New England in land clearing and vegetation management for nearly 50 years. We produce efficient, cost-effective and durable fixed tooth mulchers for your skid steers and excavators ranging from mini to full sized. With a focus on customer first, we offer dedicated support to both North America and the world wide.

CDL USA Maple Sugaring EquipmentBuilding C  #301
www.cdlusa.com
CDL is now an integrated company that develops, manufactures and distributes maple sugaring equipment.  We constantly invest in the development of new products and new technologies to improve the situation of the maple syrup producers. Innovation is part of our daily routine.  Our goal is to supply our customers with the best quality at a reasonable price, to increase their profitability.
Our strength is the result of the expertise, dedication and professionalism of all our employees.

Chester JRALOutside #1
https://www.facebook.com/groups/670617819708140
To promote Shooting and Archery sports for youth and help teach them responsibility and leadership skills.

Co-Operative Insurance CompaniesBuilding B #225
https://www.co-opinsurance.com/
Our goal is to provide financial security and protection to residential property owners, farm owners and business owners in Vermont and New Hampshire.
Beyond offering a full array of property and casualty insurance products and services, our actions are guided by our core values of integrity, respect, accountability and stewardship. We deliver our products and services through a professional insurance agency system; our agents are valuable partners in Co-op’s success.

CutcoBuilding B #219
www.cutco.com
Cutco is a family-owned, small-town manufacturing company that provides not just premium, American-made knives, but kitchen solutions and knife know-how that can simplify and ease your cooking challenges. From our corporate culture to the sale of our products, family is at the center of everything we do.

Dark Horse Lumberjack Show – outside (Sat)
Do you like the outdoors?  Do you like loud noises?  Do you like excitement?  If so, be sure to check out the lumberjack competition on Saturday, May 4th at 10:00 AM!  Watch as the best lumberjacks and lumberjills in the Northeast compete against each other and the clock for 1st place in events such as axe throw, chopping, springboard, and hot saw!  This event is free for Expo attendees and fun for the whole family!  

Dudley’s ice cream, Carolyn’s CreameeFOOD #57, 58
https://www.facebook.com/dudleysicecreamshop/
Family owned business.  Products that we will be selling ice cream , shakes, sundaes, slush , floats, soda. The food stand will have chicken tenders and French fries , wraps, fried dough, fried Oreos, burgers and hotdogs.

East Coast Lumber and Building Supply – outside
www.eastcoastlumber.net
East Coast Lumber and Building Supply is a family-owned and operated company located in East Hampstead, NH that has been serving customers in the area for several decades. We specialize in providing a wide range of building materials, lumber, hardware, and tools for both residential and commercial construction projects as well as equipment rental and repairs. EastCoast Lumber also offers professional Kitchen and Bathroom design services, a spacious showroom, and an experienced design team to help customers plan and visualize their ideal kitchen or bathroom.

Erickson Foundation SolutionsBuilding B #229
www.ericksonfoundations.com
Erickson Foundation Solutions is here to help homeowners and property owners strengthen their homes’ foundations and restore their peace of mind. With over 40 years of experience in construction through our parent company, we understand how important a home is to our customers. Our innovative techniques and skill in a variety of materials and methods make us your best option for residential or commercial foundation and waterproofing repairs. We’re All Things Basementy, and offer fully warrantied, permanent solutions.

Farm Credit East, ACABuilding C #318
www.farmcrediteast.com
Farm Credit East is made in agriculture – a cooperative owned by the customers it serves. More than any other lender, we understand your unique credit needs and offer the specialized products, tools and services to help grow your success.

Farm Family / American NationalBuilding C #315
www.americannational.com
American National provides comprehensive insurance solutions that safeguard the livelihoods of farmers, both large and small, through tailored agribusiness and commercial coverage.  Our local agents have agricultural backgrounds and interests of the specific needs of New England farming and enjoy the work they do.

Farms & Barns Real Estate, LLCBuilding B #227
www.farmsandbarns.com
Farms & Barns Real Estate, LLC is a group of dedicated, knowledgeable brokers and sales agents whose hearts align with the lifestyles we promote and that our listings represent.  We are equestrians, farm owners, gardeners, and large land owners but we are Realtors® first and foremost.

Frost Farm ServiceBuilding B #210-212, 5
frostfarmservice.com
Serving the Farm industry and Lawn and Garden owners for over fifty years We are a small dealership in southern New Hampshire sporting clientele in Three States Friendly Frost known for Lowest Cost. Retail Products:  Massy Ferguson, Krone, Bush Hog, Any and ALL 3pt hitch. Hitch Attachments, Kuhn Tillage and Forage Equipment

Granite State Dairy PromotionBuilding A #115
https://www.nhdairypromo.org/
The Mission of Granite State Dairy Promotion is to increase the sale and use of milk and other dairy products through promotional activities, nutrition education, and to enhance the image of the dairy industry in New Hampshire.
We represent New Hampshire’s dairy industry, and our local farms, with honesty, integrity, and pride.

Granite State FFAFFA Building
www.nhffa.org
FFA is a youth leadership organization for students interested in the science, business and technology of agriculture.  It is part of the agricultural education curriculum in 12 high schools across the state of NH.  The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Gunther’s Goodies – Outside #43
www.gunthersgoodies.com
Limited ingredient dog and cat treats and handmade toys

Hackleboro Orchards – Outside #45
www.HackleboroOrchards.com
Hackleboro Orchards is a 40-acre family run fruit and veggie farm located in Canterbury. We offer Pick Your Own apples and blueberries, with blueberries being available mid July. Our farmstand for apple season opens in late August. We offer peaches, plums, assorted melons, tomatoes, pumpkins and winter squash, honey and maple syrup, assorted veggies, and of course PYO apples. We have picnic areas, amazing views of the Merrimack Valley from our view deck, visit with the farm animals, and on the fall weekends we have hayrides, yummy tasty apple cider donuts, and plenty of room to roam around.

Highland Mountain FarmBuilding C #304, 305, 306, 325
https://highlandmountainfarm.com
Our Mission is to provide high quality, holistically grown foods to our community and to provide education to the general public on quality farming practices.

Ink Drawings by Gene MatrasBuilding B #237
www.genematras.com
Pen & ink drawings of farm scenes, forests, wildlife, and general rural scenery.

J & F FarmsBuilding C #303
www.jandffarmsnh.com
Family farm growing beef, fruits & vegetables! Corn Maze, petting farm, pick your own, Christmas Trees & events

J. Messina Stump Grindingoutside #8
www.Jmessinastumpgrindingnh.com
Offering expert Stump Grinding services covering all of New Hampshire and Northern MA. Over 10 years experience, fully equipped with multiple machines for all terrains and accessibility.

J4 EnergyBuilding A #127
www.J4energysolutions.com
J4 Energy Solutions is a local family owned business that is proud to give back to its communities by reducing and eliminating energy bills for both homeowners and businesses. Our services help you save money on your energy costs to put more money back in your pocket!
J4 is a certified home improvement contractor servicing the east coast.

James R. Rosencrantz & Sons, Inc.outside #6
www.nhtractor.com
We are an  Agricultural Equipment  dealer.  We represent John Deere , Krone ,Farmco , and Crop Care  and many other short lines .  We have been in business since  1948 and remain  family owned and operated .

Just Wood llcoutside #41, 42
We will be selling hanging and table top flower pot holders. Table top Cornhole and table top basketball.

KWC Marketing / InnSeason Resorts – Outdoors #55
www.innseason.com
InnSeason Resorts, we have some of the most sought-after destinations throughout New England. Our brand is very family friendly. Enjoy A SPECTACULAR WHITE MOUNTAIN GETAWAY On a mountainside across from Loon Mountain is New Hampshire’s only Five-Star condominium resort, bordering 750,000 acres of the White Mountain National Forest. InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook has 133 rooms, all 1 to 3 bedroom suites with kitchens, whirlpool baths and either a balcony or patio.

LeafFilter Gutter ProtectionBuilding A #132
www.leaffilter.com
Gutter cleaning is a tedious, messy, and potentially dangerous task that you have to complete year after year. With LeafFilter Gutter Protection, you can end the hassle of cleaning out gutters for good. LeafFilter’s award-winning and patented technology is scientifically designed to keep everything out of your gutters — except for water.

LeafguardBuilding A #114
www.leafguard.com
Goodbye Gutter Clogging… Forever!
LeafGuard is the seamless gutter system guaranteed to never clog*.
*Guaranteed not to clog, or we will clean your gutters for free.

Makers House Homestead – Building B #208
www.makershousehomestead.com
We are excited to share our passion for growing crops, raising animals, and building community, all while making some pretty decent goat milk soap along the way! We love what we do and think our products are pretty special. We hope you will, too!

Morquip Rentals and Salesoutside #13
www.Morquiprentals.com
Morquip LLC is an equipment rental company in Hillsboro, NH. We offer compact construction equipment as well as farm and garden Equipment .
Morquip is also an equipment dealer in forestry and tree service products.

Mud Control Grids by Grid as NewBuilding B #232
https://www.MudControlGrids.com
MUD… It can be a problem. Mud Control Grids are a real game-changer. They instantly help you get out, and stay out of the mud. You probably know what we mean, on a farm, in a paddock, turnout, around feeders and water tanks, on a walkway, doorway, muddy driveway or gutter spout, it can get ridiculous. You’ll be amazed at how wonderful Mud Control Grids work. Made from 100% recycled plastic, finally available now in New Hampshire with pickup and delivery.
Grid as New Mud Control Grids is the official HAHN distributor for New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts. Please visit our booth to see them in person, we hope you’ll love them as much as we do & say goodbye to mud!

New England DairyBuilding B #238
www.newenglanddairy.com
For more than 100 years, New England Dairy’s team of nutrition and communications professionals has served our communities in five New England states and proudly supports the importance of local dairy foods, dairy farmers, and dairy farming in New England. New England Dairy is a non-profit nutrition education and promotion organization founded, funded, and led by dairy farmers, and is the only UDIA-member research and promotion organization supporting dairy farmers in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Ag in the ClassroomBuilding C  #323
https://newhampshire.agclassroom.org/
NH Ag in the Classroom is dedicated in supporting teachers bringing agriculture into the classroom.  Every student should have an understanding of where their foods comes from and what it takes to get it there. Whether the teacher needs curriculum, expertise, guidance, financial aid and/or other resources, NHAITC’s goal is to find a way to make it happen for them.  Let’s face it, the next generation farmer is sitting is at least one of our NH classrooms!

New Hampshire Animal Rights League Incoutside #66
www.nhanimalrights.org
The New Hampshire Animal Rights League works for the fair treatment of animals, in New Hampshire and beyond. We are an all-volunteer organization, working on behalf of animals since 1977.

New Hampshire Association of Conservation DistrictsBuilding B #206
www.nhacd.net
Since 1946, the New Hampshire Association of Conservation Districts (NHACD), has provided statewide coordination, representation, and leadership for County Conservation Districts to conserve, protect, and promote responsible use of New Hampshire’s natural resources. NHACD works collaboratively with county districts, federal, state, and local agencies, nonprofits, and other conservationists as a volunteer, tax-exempt, nonprofit organization.

New Hampshire Beef Producers Associationoutside #16
www.nhbpa.org
We are a membership organization that represents the business interests and way of life important to farm families who raise cattle. we serve as a voice for New Hampshire’s beef cattle industry. we also hold events focused to help with farm life and raising beef cattle. we are always open to educate and answer question from the public.

New Hampshire Department of AgricultureBuilding A #109, 110, 111, 112
http://agriculture.nh.gov
The mission of the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets, and Food is to support and promote agriculture and serve consumers and business for the benefit of the public health, environment and economy.

New Hampshire Department of Forests and LandsOutside #4
nh.gov/nhdfl
As stewards of New Hampshire’s forests and related resources, the Division of Forests and Lands protects and promotes the values provided by trees, forests, and natural communities. Our mission is accomplished through responsible management of the State’s forested resources; by providing natural resource information and education to the public; and through the protection of these resources for the continuing benefit of the State’s citizens, visitors, and forest industry.

New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources & NH Preservation AllianceBuilding A #134
https://www.nhdhr.dncr.nh.gov/ & https://www.nhpreservation.org/
The mission of the N.H. Division of Historical Resources is to preserve and celebrate New Hampshire’s irreplaceable historic
resources through programs and services that provide education, stewardship, and protection.

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance strengthens communities and stimulates local economies by encouraging the protection
and revival of historic buildings and places.

New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreationoutside #10
www.nhstateparks.org
The Division of Parks and Recreation is one of five divisions of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. N.H. State Parks and Recreation is comprised of the Bureau of Parks Operations, the Bureau of Historic Sites, the Bureau of Trails, the Bureau of Community Recreation and Cannon Mountain Ski Area. The Division manages 93 properties, including state parks, beaches, campgrounds, historic sites, trails, waysides and natural areas. To learn more, visit nhstateparks.org, follow N.H. State Parks on Facebook and Twitter

New Hampshire Farm Bureau FederationBuilding C #316
www.nhfarmbureau.org
The New Hampshire Farm Bureau Federation is a membership organization dedicated to advocating for and educating the public about agriculture. Our organization consists of 3,000 families, of which are members of ten organized county Farm Bureaus. Members of our “grassroots” organization have direct access through county Farm Bureaus to establish state and national policy and direction. By working together, members turn Farm Bureau policies into legislative action, accomplishing together what
would be impossible to do alone. Anyone that is passionate about supporting NH agriculture is welcome to join us as a member!

New Hampshire Fish and Game DepartmentBuilding C #310
http://wildnh.com
Connecting people to life outdoors

NH Food Bank
www.nhfoodbank.org
The New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, serves as the only food bank in the state, working to provide nutritious food and resources to the hundreds of thousands of New Hampshire residents that are food insecure. The Food Bank supplies millions of pounds of food annually to more than 400 partner agencies, including food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, children’s programs, senior centers and more. In turn, these agencies provide hunger relief to those suffering from food insecurity throughout the state. The New Hampshire Food Bank operates in all 10 NH counties. Over the years, the NH Food Bank has evolved as an organization. We have created innovative programs designed to fight the root causes of hunger by empowering people to learn new skills, enabling them to become more self-sufficient and improve their quality of life.

New Hampshire Insurance DepartmentBuilding A #138
https://nh.gov/insurance
The New Hampshire Insurance Department regulates the commercial insurance industry in New Hampshire. Have questions, need assistance? Visit nh.gov/insurance, call our Consumer Services staff: (603) 271-2261, in state toll free (800) 852-3416 or email consumerservices@ins.nh.gov

New Hampshire Maple Producers Associationoutside #building
www.nhmapleproducers.com
The New Hampshire Maple Producers Association, Inc. is a non-profit trade association dedicated to the promotion of New Hampshire’s many acclaimed sugarhouses and its delicious maple syrup. The NHMPA organizes several public events throughout the year, including Maple Sugaring Month, spanning four weekends of maple madness in March.

NH Sheep and Wool Growers Association – Building C, # 300
www.nhswga.org
The New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Growers Association (NHSWGA) promotes and supports the NH Sheep and Wool Industry. NHSWGA teaches sheep management skills, educates the public, and provides a forum for shepherds to meet and exchange ideas. We do this through ongoing workshops, support of NH’s 4-H leaders and youth groups, college scholarships, and financial and physical support of events supporting youth and agriculture in the state of New Hampshire.

New Hampshire State Beekeepers AssociationBuilding A #120, 107
www.nhbeekeepers.org
We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and study of bees, beekeeping and the economic importance of apiculture in the state of New Hampshire.

New Hampshire State GrangeBuilding B #233, 234
https://www.nhgrange.org/
The Grange has American Values and Hometown Roots.

New Hampshire Timberland Owners AssociationBuilding A #126
www.nhtoa.org
NHTOA is a statewide non-profit coalition of landowners, forest industry professionals, government officials, and supporters who work together to promote better forest management, conserve our working forests, and ensure a strong forest products industry.

We strive to conserve New Hampshire’s working forests for future generations through public and industry education, legislative advocacy, outreach, and cooperation within the forest community.

New Hampshire TourismBuilding A #117
www.visitnh.gov
Located in the heart of New England, there are endless activities to try in New Hampshire. With mountains to climb or maybe ride, ocean views to admire and vast landscapes to explore, there is something for everyone. There’s always a new reason to visit.

New Hampshire Trappers AssociationBuilding C #314
www.nhtrappers.com
The members of the New Hampshire Trappers Association, being duly grateful for the rich legacy of wildlife bequeathed by our predecessors, shall save and faithfully defend from waste the natural resources of the state of New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Tree Farm ProgramBuilding A #139, 140
https://nhtreefarm.org
NH Tree Farm Program’s mission is to promote the growing and harvesting of renewable forest resources while protecting the environment and increasing public understanding of all benefits of productive forestry.

NewoodworkzBuilding C #312
www.newoodworkz.com
Kylie Spice, only ten years old at the time, wanted to go to Disney World for Christmas…
Brian Spice, Kylie’s dad, challenged her to come up with a plan to pay for it. At the time, Kylie, enjoyed crafting pens – hand-turning them into unique, writing instruments for fun. With the goal of helping to pay for the father-daughter Christmas trip, Kylie, with the supervision and collaboration of her dad, brought some of her creations to a craft show.
Surprisingly she made a little money and quickly learned that it was almost as much fun presenting and selling her creations as crafting and making them. The rest is history.

NEWPRO Home SolutionsBuilding B #230
www.newpro.com
As a family-operated business for three generations, our dedicated team has a deep, shared knowledge and passion for its craft, is singularly dedicated to each customer, and is truly committed to a mission of spreading happiness one home at a time. Our mission is to help people live better lives by delivering a hassle free, first-class home improvement experience. We offer window, exterior door, roofing, and siding replacement as well as bath, shower, walk-in tub, and flooring remodeling.

Nodrog Farms LLCBuilding C #319, 320, 321
www.nodrogfarms.com
Raise Alpacas and take there fiber and produce numerous product ranging from socks, gloves, hats, blankets, etc

Northeast Organic Farming Association of New HampshireBuilding A #136
https://www.nofanh.org/
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire (NOFA-NH) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting organic, regenerative, ecologically sound farming, gardening, eating, and land care practices for healthy communities. We help people build local, just, and sustainable food systems.

Operation Game Thiefoutside
https://www.wildlife.nh.gov/law-enforcement-division/operation-game-thief
Operation Game Thief (OGT) is an anonymous, anti-poaching program that encourages the public to provide NH Fish and Game with factual information or knowledge about a poaching violation.

Osborne’s Farm and Garden CentersSponsor wagon rides
www.osbornesfarm.com
A FAMILY-OWNED AND OPERATED BUSINESS SINCE IT BEGAN…AND AS IT GROWS!
We believe the heritage of the Osborne family speaks to our dedication for the community that we have been part of for the last 200 years. Our employees are some of our best customers because many of them are also part of that community; helping New Hampshire feed and grow what we love!

Piggy Sue’s Steakin’ BaconFOOD #50, 51, 52
www.steakinbacon.com
Piggy Sue’s is serious about bacon and our bacon will not disappoint! We sell it on skewers or on top of our Poutine made with our crispy hand-cut french fries. You can find it in our breakfast sandwich and also … our Notorious BLT! Finish it off with our house-made deep fried ice cream!

Poulin GrainBuilding c #313
www.poulingrain.com
Poulin Grain is a fourth generation, Vermont family owned and operated company, specializing in high quality dairy, equine, pet, and livestock feeds, formulated to meet the unique demands of the northeast. With mills in Newport, Swanton, and North Bennington, Vermont and Canton, New York, Poulin Grain’s feeds are packed with cutting-edge technology and industry-leading research, and backed by one-on-one services including forage nutritional analysis, and diet balancing to help animals achieve peak performance and health. Poulin Grain is proud to partner with hundreds of feed dealers to bring their premium products to homes and farms throughout the northeast. Find more about our premium products and services at poulingrain.com

RatologyBuilding B #224
www.ratology.com
A resource for education, problem solving and resources for issues with rats at homes, gardens, farms, businesses and municipalities. We offer Education on how to think like a rat to catch your query, Consultations, Farm Management, Animal Husbandry Skills, Rat Hunts with our dogs and Rat Birth Control. Come Check us out to see what we can offer you and your rats

Renewal by AndersenBuilding B #243
https://www.renewalbyandersen.com/
Renewal by Andersen is the window replacement subsidiary of Andersen Corporation, a company that has revolutionized the window and door business for more than 110 years. Our process begins with a free in-home consultation to listen to your needs. We then custom-make beautiful, energy-efficient composite windows and professionally install them for optimal performance. Finally, we back both the products and installation with one of the strongest limited warranties in the business—providing you peace of mind for years to come. We invite you to give us a call regarding your project and experience for yourself the Renewal by Andersen difference. We’re confident you’ll join our thousands of happy customers that tell us, “We love our new windows!®”

Sanborn Mills FarmBuilding A #113
www.sanbornmills.org
Sanborn Mills Farm’s mission is to teach traditional crafts and farming methods while sustainably using its field and forest resources for its workshops and events.

Sit Means Sit Dog TrainingBuilding B #220
http://sitmeanssitnewhampshire.com/
A lot of people have a hard time getting their dog to listen to them. At Sit Means Sit we’ll coach you on the easiest, most effective dog training method out there so you can be confident your dog will listen to you when it really counts.

Smokin Tin Roofoutside #40
www.smokintinroof.com
Smokin Tin Roof is a local maker of delicious hot sauces and spicy condiments.

Society of American Foresters, Granite State Division – Building B #239
https://nesaf.org/about-us/divisions-chapters/granite-state-division/
The Granite State Division of the Society of American Foresters represents the community of professional foresters in New Hampshire. It is our mission to manage New Hampshire’s forestland in a sustainable manner for its multiple benefits, including timber, wildlife, recreation, forest carbon, water quality, and biodiversity. Stop by our booth to learn more about how we can help you manage your forestland or how you can become a professional forester.

Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forestsoutside #19
www.forestsociety.org
The Society for the Protection of NH Forests (Forest Society) is NH’s oldest and largest, non-profit conservation organization.
We are a membership-supported, statewide land conservation trust – protecting important forests, farmlands and wetlands. We are also a statewide forestry organization with more than 200 forest reservation properties totaling 64,000 acres in more than 100 municipalities in NH. We hold more than 750 conservation easements and deed restrictions on an additional 135,000 acres. Our programs include land protection, outreach education, advocacy, policy, forestry and recreation stewardship. You may have visited popular hiking trails at Mt Monadnock or at Mt Major that are located on Forest Society conservation land. Since 1901, The Forest Society has been working hard to protect and manage forestland in New Hampshire for wood, clean water, wildlife habitat and scenic beauty. Recreational trails and equitable access to conservation land is important for individual well being and for community mental health. Join us to help us keep forests as forests in New Hampshire.

Soldier Solutions LLCBuilding C #323
www.soldiersolutionsllc.com
We are a company that works with helping veteran-owned businesses around the United States grow, allowing them to employ more veterans themselves. Through the companies that we represent our goal is to help them spread awareness for the combat wounded and the struggles they face. If you would like to know more about us, please visit http://www.SoldierSolutionsLLC.com Our main client is Nine Line Apparel. We also sell Epic eyewear sunglasses. Notch-gear hats and Bottle Breacher 50 cal bottle openers, which are all veteran owned and operated as well. We also work in conjunction with TADSAW (Train A Dog Save A Warrior) We purchase trained service dogs for veterans.

Sunfox FarmBuilding B #236
https://www.sunfoxfarm.org/
Welcome to Sunfox Farm, where we strive to bring beauty and flavor to Central New Hampshire through sustainable and environmentally responsible agricultural practices. As our name suggests, we specialize in growing sunflowers for oilseed production, but our commitment to the land and the community goes far beyond that. We believe that by taking care of the earth, we can produce delicious and nutritious food that nourishes both the body and the soul. That’s why we use organic farming methods to cultivate our crops, and why we are always looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint and promote biodiversity on our farm.

Sunrun SolarBuilding B #226
www.gosunrun.com/michaelmerritt
#1 Residential Solar Company in New England and USA.  Helping homeowners avoid the fluctuating and rising electric bills with long term fixed rate, discounted solar energy.  Imagine knowing what your electric costs would be for the next 25 years!  Free home assessments and consumer education. See us at our booth and learn about the opportunities to take control of your electric bill.

Sunup SolarBuilding B #207
www.sunupsolarnh.com
Solar arrays, battery display, roofing, tree removal.

Superior Structures LLCBuilding A #141, 142
https://www.dream-barns.com
SPECIALIZING IN NEW CONSTRUCTION FOR POST & BEAM, POLE-STYLE BUILDINGS, AND CONVENTIONAL FRAMING. / Superior Roofing. we can help with all of your roofing needs.

Talk It Up Tees – Building C #307
www.talkituptees.com
Talk it up Tees celebrates you and what makes you happy. Everyone has that favorite tee… Whatever your passion might be we hope to create a tee to help you share it with others…like everything in life the possibilities are endless! We are a New Hampshire business which gears around NH apparel, clothing, sweatshirts, tee shirts, thermals, hats and stadium blankets.

The Big EBuilding B #228
https://www.thebige.com/
Eastern States Exposition’s annual fair, The Big E, is America’s Premier Exposition and the world’s only multi-state fair representing all six New England states and continually attracts more than 1.4 million visitors for 17 days each September.  The Big E is one of the top fairs in North America based on attendance, and remains the largest event of its kind on the Eastern Seaboard. Each year, visitors from all corners of the nation and beyond, enjoy the attractions, concerts, foods, agriculture, and so much more! The Big E is where memories are made – meetings, family outings, weddings, a ride on a Mardi Gras float – you name it, everyone has a memory of their visit to the Fair.

The Curdeous CowFOOD #47
Deep fried cheese curds from a small Vermont farm served with yummy homemade sauces.  Maple sweetened sodas flavored with all natural fruit juices.  Coffee.

The New Hampshire Farm MuseumBuilding B #200
https://nhfarmmuseum.org
Premiere farm museum that explores the rich, rural agricultural history  of New Hampshire.  The New Hampshire Farm Museum consists of two adjoining farmsteads situated on fifty acres on Plummer’s Ridge in Milton, NH. In addition to our vast collection of historic buildings and barns, agricultural exhibits, displays and collections, we are also a working farm, keeping a collection of heritage breed farm animals and gardens on the property.  We are dedicated to preserving, promoting, and carrying forward New Hampshire’s agricultural heritage while sharing the authentic beauty of rural farm life. Special events and programs, workshops, school and homeschool visits, and summer recreational programs are offered throughout the year.  Come spend a day with us and celebrate the uniqueness of New Hampshire farm life!  Picnic tables, Country Store, walking trails, off street parking.

Timberdoodle FarmBuilding B #201
www.timberdoodlesawmill.com
Timberdoodle Farm is a small, family-operated logging and sawmill business focused on ecologically-based timber harvests and local wood products.  We specialize in converting your trees into finished products for your home, custom lumber products from local species, and field and woodlot management.

UNH Cooperative Extension Education CenterBuilding B #213, 214, 215, 216
https://extension.unh.edu/agriculture-gardens/yard-garden
The UNH Extension Education Center is the base for the home, yard and garden education and outreach programs, Pesticide Safety Education Program, and strategic Master Gardener initiatives delivered state-wide. Our friendly and helpful staff and volunteers provide New Hampshire residents and beyond with trusted information, practical education and high quality services that improve people’s lives, the economy and communities. In addition to programming and outreach, The Education Center is home to the UNH Extension Infoline, a free service that connects the public with staff specialists and Master Gardeners to answer their various questions on home, yard and garden topics as well other UNH Extension expertise and resources.

UNH Extension, Forestry & WildlifeBuilding B #217
www.nhwoods.org
UNH Extension’s Forestry and Wildlife Team are a group of Foresters and Biologists available to visit your property, free of charge, to help you achieve your woodlot objectives including forestry, recreation, wildlife habitat, water resources, scenic beauty and income. We help NH citizens and landowners learn about and care for New Hampshire’s forests, trees, wildlife and habitats through one-on-one technical assistance, workshops, trainings, and demonstrations.

USDA Farm Service AgencyBuilding B #218
http://fsa.usda.gov
Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.

USDA- Natural Resources Conservation Service, New HampshireBuilding B #204, 205, 242
https://www.nh.nrcs.usda.gov/
As part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) supports New Hampshire’s farmers, gardeners, and forest landowners by providing financial and technical resources to help them conserve soil, protect water and enhance wildlife habitat. We promote systems of conservation practices that help producers improve their operations, reduce production costs and conserve natural resources for future generations.
Through a new funding stream under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), NRCS has increased capacity with additional financial assistance funding to support farm and forest landowners implement Climate Smart Conservation Practices. Swing by and find out how we can assist you on your operation!

United Ag & Turf
https://agandturf.unitedequip.com/
Formerly, North County Tractor, United Ag & Turf is located at 98 Sheep Davis Road, and we are proud to be a part of the community as your hometown John Deere dealer expert for Tractors, Mowers, Gators, Compact Construction Equipment and Large Ag Equipment! In addition to John Deere, we carry a wide array of manufacturers such as Stihl, Honda, Western, Frontier, and Ariens to better serve the varied needs and applications of our customers whether it is for your home, farm, business, or municipality.

VT/NH Chapter of the American Chestnut FoundationBuilding A #137
www.acf.org
The American Chestnut Foundation is committed to the successful reintroduction of a light resistant American Chestnut tree in the tree’s native range from Georgia to Maine.  The VT/NH Chapter is one of 16 regional groups collaborating with the national organization.  The chapters are all volunteers who commit time to field work in the two states.  This includes tracking and pollinating native American Chestnut trees, harvesting tree nuts annually, and establishing and managing orchards to perpetuate the genetic diversity of the species and to grow blight resistant hybrids.  Anyone can join us in this work!

Wellscroft Fence Systems, LLCoutside #48, 49
www.wellscroft.com
Wellscroft is New England’s Agricultural Fence Experts specializing in the containment of livestock, protection of crops from predators and wildlife, trellising systems for fruit and vegetables, and support infrastructure for maple sap lines. Wellscroft’s experienced and creative staff designs custom fencing systems that provide customers with exactly what is needed for their unique situations.  Thousands of farmers, gardeners, and homeowners throughout the Northeast have benefited from Wellscroft’s knowledgeable and trusted personnel.  Wellscroft is the “go-to” fence supplier, second to none, for all your fencing challenges.

Wicked Cool Shadesoutside #46
Wicked Cool Shades sells wood frame sunglasses. We have a variety of great styles that are eco friendly and are wicked lightweight with polarized lenses.

Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NHBuilding C #311
http://www.nhwildlifeheritage.org
We preserve and protect New Hampshire’s great outdoor traditions through our support of NH Fish & Game Department (as its official nonprofit partner), through grants to life-missioned organizations, and through our public education of kids and families.

Windblown Tree and TractorOutside #14
www.valleeforestryequipment.com
Windblown Tree and Tractor is an authorized distributer of Vallee Forestry Equipment from Canada. We also provide tree work services for southern New Hampshire. Stop by if you would like to see small scale sawmills and firewood processors.

Wolf Rock Construction and FireBuilding B #202, 203, 241
www.WolfRockConstruction.com.
Wolf Rock Construction and Fire is a full service Construction company specializing in custom barns, sheds, garages and storage buildings. We also provide equipment and personnel to the US government for Wildfire response and prescribed fire for public and private customers.

EVENTS AT THE EXPO


DARK HORSE LUMBERJACK SHOW 

at the
NH Farm, Forest and Garden Expo

Saturday, May 4th 10am
Presented by East Coast Lumber and United Ag & Turf

 

Do you like the outdoors?  Do you like loud noises?  Do you like excitement?  If so, be sure to check out the lumberjack competition on Saturday, May 4th at 10:00 AM!  Watch as the best lumberjacks and lumberjills in the Northeast compete against each other and the clock for 1st place in events such as axe throw, chopping, springboard, and hot saw!  This event is free for Expo attendees and fun for the whole family!  

WORKSHOPS & DEMONSTRATIONS

PRE-REGISTER
FOR WORKSHOPS HERE!

Walk-ins welcome as room is available.


NH Division of Forest and Lands Booth

Tree Planting
NH Division of Forests and Lands
Friday, May 3, 1pm

Tree Identification
NH Division of Forests and Lands
Saturday, May 4, 10:30am

Chainsaw Use and Safety
NH Division of Forests and Lands
Saturday, May 4, 1pm

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UNH TENT
Cultivating a Culture of Safety on Your Farm: practical application and skill building for managers and leaders
Outside

Kendall Kunelius, UNH Cooperative Extension

An active learning workshop designed to equip farmers with language, tools, and skills to establish and develop a culture of safety in their business. Perfect for those who are new to managing employees or those who have many years of experience!

kendall.kunelius@unh.edu 802-274-8231

UNH Tent 9-12:30 and 1-4:30
to register: https://wagn.wufoo.com/forms/2024-labor-management-workshops/

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CLASSROOMS, under Building A (white)

Insurance for Farmers
Friday, May 3, 11am, Classroom 1

James Fox, New Hampshire Insurance Department
Insurance is complex, the New Hampshire Insurance Department is here to help! Learn more about property and casualty insurance that you should consider as a farmer (of any kind) from the state of New Hampshire’s insurance regulatory agency. This includes coverage for farm equipment, auto insurance, farm policies, and exceptions that are unique to those in your industry. Whether you are experienced or considering getting into the industry, get tips and learn where to look for help when you have questions. Property and Casualty Division Director James Fox will discuss important things to consider and take questions from the audience so you can be a more informed insurance consumer.

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Researching your Old Farm
Friday, May 3, 12pm, Classroom 1

Beverly Thomas & Andrew Cushing, NH Preservation Alliance
Do you live on an historic farm? Eager to learn who the previous occupants were and what the farm looked like a century ago? Join the NH Preservation Alliance’s Andrew Cushing as he offers tips, tools, and tricks for researching your property’s history. Using a combination of sources – common and uncommon – Andrew’s illustrated talk will give you the information you need to assemble a fuller history of your farm. There will be ample time for questions following the presentation.

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The Value of Facebook Has Vanished
Friday, May 3, 1pm-2pm, Classroom 3

Carole Soule, Miles Smith Farm and Soule Coaching

There’s a better way to sell your farm products than Facebook.

What’s the best way to sell beef, pork, lamb, or veggies? It’s not what you think. Join me to learn how to increase sales and have fun doing it. You’ll learn what works and what doesn’t, and you’ll leave this workshop with five ways to increase sales.

I’ll show you how to make more money from your farm than you dreamed possible. You’ll have more time in your life and more money in your bank account.

It’s not complicated. You have to know what to do. I’ll show you.

 Target Audience*

Farmers who want to find calm and make a profit farming.

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Jumpstart Your Farm Business with the USDA Farm Service
Friday, May 3, 1pm, Building A, Classroom 1
USDA Farm Service

From farm loans to crop insurance, and conservation programs to disaster assistance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency is here to support you and your operation. This presentation is open to all. We will focus on FSA programs that are available to NH farm and forest owners. Come hear from NH FSA Staff on how to get connected and begin participating in federal programs that sustain quality agricultural communities.

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USDA-NRCS Resources for Soil Health, Energy Efficiency, and Climate Smart Practices
Friday, May 3, 2pm, Building A, Classroom 1
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) promotes systems of conservation practices that help producers improve their operations, reduce production costs, and conserve natural resources for future generations. In this session, we will cover technical and financial assistance opportunities available to New Hampshire farmers, foresters, and gardeners to increase soil health, improve energy efficiency, and other opportunities to make your operation more resilient to variable weather patterns. Come hear from New Hampshire NRCS staff on how we can help you help your land!

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Naturally Dyeing Wool
Friday, May 3, 2pm, Classroom 2 and at booth on Saturday.

Amelia Tutmalria Evans-Brown, Highland Mountain Farm

Join Amelia for an introductory workshop on everything you need to know to get started dyeing wool and yarn the natural non-toxic way!

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Introduction to Permaculture
Saturday, May 4, 10am-11am, Classroom 1

Julie Jenks, Windblown Tree and Tractor

Permaculture to change the culture! This introductory talk on Permaculture practices helps explain what permaculture is and how to incorporate it into your everyday life. From perennial plants to city planning, Permaculture is the application of design principles focused on making working and worthwhile systems to benefit the environment, the economy, and generations to come. Known for its focus on gardening to create safe and sustainable food sources, Permaculture encompasses an entire philosophy for increasing our awareness and connection to the world around us. Anyone interested in holistic and purposeful approaches to problem solving, research and design, networking and exchange, and many more topics can benefit from learning about Permaculture. This introductory talk will cover Permaculture principles, garden and lifestyle design, regenerative practices, and helpful tips and tricks to think through situations like never before.

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How to Think Like a Rat to catch your Query!
Saturday, May 4, 11am-noon, Classroom 2

Wendy Berry, RATOLOGY

In this educational session we will be discussing the mindset of the Norway Rat so you can make better decisions and how to outsmart them!

From their behavior, biology, habitat and likes and dislikes we give you creative solutions on how to feed your farm animals, farm plan, and catch your query! This is a fast paced class so bring paper and pen to take notes to implement these techniques at your home! We are here to help solve a Real World Problem with Real World Solutions. Our Methods are environmentally safe except for the Rats

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Insurance for Agritourism

Saturday, May 4, 10am-11am, Classroom 3

Shayne Downey, Michael N. Bertolone Insurance
Explore the exciting realm of agritourism, it can become a lucrative additional income stream for your farm but not without pitfalls.  While agritourism offers unique opportunities, it also presents potential risks.  This course is designed to equip farm owners with essential ideas and concepts on how to integrate insurance and risk management as part of your agritourism plan.

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Lets talk Poultry!
Saturday, May 4, 11am-noon, Classroom 1

Dan Wright, Poulin Grain
Poultry curious? Peep this session with Dan Wright from Poulin Grain, talking all things poultry! From starting chicks, to nutrition, best practices, and management for happy, healthy birds, this session is for everyone from new chick parents to old enthusiasts.

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USDA REAP Grants for Solar

Saturday, May 4,  noon-1pm
Harmony Energy Works, Inc

Is FREEE SOLAR really possible for farms and other commercial sites. Under the Inflation Reduction Act, the USDA REAP Grant amount for farms and small businesses to go solar was increased from 25% to 50% for a very limited time – there are only 3 quarters left to apply. While this is a complex application process, Harmony Energy Works has been submitting REAP Grant applications on behalf of farmers for over 14 years – with a 100% success rate. When coupled with the Income Tax Credit and Depreciation, the REAP Grant can mean you have free electricity for the next 40+ years. Any farm or small business that wants to eliminate their electric utility bills

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How to Farm Without Stress And Make a Profit
Saturday, May 4, 1pm-2pm, Classroom 1

Carole Soule, Miles Smith Farm and Soule Coaching

Do you feel like your farm is running you?
If only the day were 27 hours long.
That you don’t have spare time.
You don’t have time to take a vacation.

You want to:
To have fun.
 To travel
 Not worry about money
Then this workshop is for you.

You can have fun, travel, have enough money, be happy and farm
All of this can be yours.
That sounds weird. But it’s true.

Come to my workshop, and I’ll show you how to live your dream life and keep farming without winning the lottery.

I’m a farmer here to help other farmers. This workshop will help beginner or experienced farmers.

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Managing Pests in the Home and Garden: The Integrated Pest Management Toolbox
Outside UNH Tent or Classroom 2
Steph Sosinski, UNH Cooperative Extension

Whether it’s in the home or outside in the yard or garden, pests are always unwanted guests that come in the form of insects, weeds, diseases, and various animals! Perhaps the first instinct is to reach for that “one” chemical, however the most effective solution is often a combination of tactics and a deeper understanding of the ecosystem – the interrelationships of the pest, its host, and their environment. Join us to find out what Integrated Pest Management is and how you can successfully implement this set of strategies in your own home.

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DEMO area – Building B

FFA Floral Arrangement Competition

Demo area Building B
Friday, May 3rd, 9:30-11am
This competition will be open to students from Granite State FFA chapters and will be based on the Floral Arrangement activity from the National FFA Organization Floriculture Career Development Event.

Students will be given cut flowers and containers and will be assigned an arrangement type and retail price.  They will be given 30 minutes to select materials and create an arrangement within the given price range.  Judges from the floral industry will score results based on creativity, scale, balance and other design parameters, as well as on accuracy in accounting costs and prices.

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Sit Means Sit
Demo area Building B

Demonstrations for kids on how to learn to interact with dogs safely.

Island Pond Spinners (Sat)
Demo area Building B

Rug Braiding (Fri & Sat)
Demo area Building A

New Hampshire 4-H Grill Master Cook-Off
outside on grounds
May 4, 2024, 10am-1pm
Come join 4-Hers from across the state for a GRILL MASTER COOK-OFF competition! 4-Hers in all project areas are invited to compete in teams of 2 or 3 to create a dish that includes a meat (Beef, Pork, or Lamb), a starch, and vegetable in addition to a mystery item in 45 minutes. Each team will cook two portions of the food. The event will supply these items, but the teams are responsible for bringing any other additions. It is highly suggested that teams meet prior to the event to plan and practice their dish. All cooking must be done on a grill or electric skillet supplied by the team. Teams will have staggered start times that will be announced prior to competition. Register your 4H group to compete.

APPEALING TO BUYERS: HOW TO MARKET YOUR PROJECT: 
May 4, 2024 10:00am – 10:30am (prior to the start of the Grill Master Cook Off Contest)
For youth participating in the NH 4-H Livestock Auction, appealing to buyers about your project is an important step in your marketing plan, and ultimately selling your animal. Kaylie Madore, Florida 4-H Alum and USDA Meat inspector, will be meeting with 4-H members prior to the contest to talk about the do’s and don’ts of writing a buyer letter, and the steps to take to connect with buyers. This workshop is open to all Grill Master Cook- Off participants, but is highly recommended for those consigning animals to an auction this fall.

UNH Extension in collaboration with UVM Extension – Building A  #119
https://extension.unh.edu/agriculture-gardens
Produce Farm Wash-Pack Demonstration: Set up for Production Efficiency, Quality, Food Safety
PRODUCTION TOOLS FOR FARMERS
Best practices throughout your operation are key to longer-lasting, high quality, and safe produce for your customers. UNH Extension and UVM Extension are joining forces at the Expo to showcase production solutions that reflect the best food safety practices for the scale and nature of your unique farm. Connect with us for a site visit or phone consult: UNH.FoodSafety@unh.edu or for VT farms: hestrin@uvm.edu

Friday, May 3, 9am-7pm
Saturday, May 4, 9am-4pm

Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield NH

Have a youth group, organization, classroom? We invite them to experience the expo on us. Register your group here…

Contact Info

603-851-8624

info@nhfarmandforestexpo.org

Event  Location: Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield New Hampshire

info@nhfarmandforestexpo.org