Value-Added Products

Compiled from the Farm Focus E-Newsletter Whether cleaning and cooling, packaging, processing, distributing, cooking, combining, churning, culturing, grinding, hulling, extracting, drying, smoking, handcrafting, spinning, weaving, labeling, or packaging your own or others raw locally-grown ingredients, these processed products can offer you a higher financial return, open up new markets, lengthen the market season and quench […]


Feeling Scrambled? Good.

In an Adult Learning article in The New York Times Kathleen Taylor, a professor at St. Mary's College of California, shared, "As adults we have these well-trodden paths in our synapses, we have to crack the cognitive egg and scramble it up. And if you learn something this way [the "scrambled egg" way], when you […]



Beginning Women Farmers Whole Farm Planning Course in Eastern New Hampshire

Small & Beginner Farmers of NH is accepting applications until November 15, 2011 for the Beginning Women Farmers Whole Farm Planning Course.  This is their third and final year of a grant that provides a ten week course for 15 NH women farmers who have been farming for 10 years or less. NOTE: This will […]



National Expert to Discuss Growing the Economy Through Local Business Development

Michael Shuman, one of the nation’s leading experts on community economics and author of The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition, will be the featured speaker at the Hannah Grimes Center’s annual CONNECT event, October 12, 2011 at Alyson’s Orchard in Walpole, NH. An economist, attorney, author and entrepreneur, Shuman is […]



Michael Petrovick, Architect

Who are our current Hannah Grimes Business Incubator Associates?  Meet them on our blog: Michael Petrovick, Architect has been working in New Hampshire since 1996.  He established his own firm in 2009 and recently relocated the practice to the Hannah Grimes Center in Keene. Michael’s practice is committed to sustainable design and has taken the […]



Show Your Support for Local Economies & Vibrant Communities: Underwrite CONNECT 2011

This year, CONNECT 2011 will feature Michael Shuman, one of the nation's leading experts on community economics. Shuman will discuss how a community can build a strong network of locally-owned businesses that contribute to a vibrant community and thriving regional economy.  We want to invite you and your business to show your support for our […]