Mayfair Farm Behind the scenes with Craig Thompson

February 24 – Mayfair Farm Behind the scenes with Craig Thompson

Craig will share how they found Harrisville, their trials and successes and daily life on a farm. If you’ve ever enjoyed Mayfair’s dinners, shopped at the farm store or picked berries and been curious about their operation, then this discussion is for you.


We are a small scale, diversified family farm and kitchen in Harrisville, New Hampshire. The unique combination of quality, local farm products, an onsite commercial kitchen, and personalized client attention offer true farm-to-table catering and events with an emphasis on seasonal, local menus.

Nelson Agricultural Commission 2018 Lecture Series


March 31Protect your garden and livestock, fencing options

with Tiger Batchelder Ranchers first started using electric fences more than a hundred years ago as a way to keep cattle in and keep them from being injured by barbed wire. Here in Nelson electric fencing has saved many a garden from woodchucks and deer. Simple fences help chickens and sheep roam protected from predators.

April 28Pruning Apple Trees with Ted Lenk

This will be a hands on demonstration pruning Apple trees at the Nelson Library.

May 19Soil Workshop – Instructors TBA

Curious about no-till gardening, making soil with hugelkultur, discover how to determine the make-up of your soil. Bring your questions, a jar and a scoop of your soil to this hands on workshop. Rain or shine.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

They take place at 11am in the

Olivia Rodham Public Library, 1 Nelson Common Rd, Nelson, NH.