Farm at Eastman’s Corner

On a beautiful Saturday morning, we took a short trip to the Farm at Eastman’s Corner in Kensington, NH.

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It is a community managed farm and marketplace supporting local farmers while also providing a gathering place for free events, cooking and nutrition classes, and children’s programs.

The Market is stocked with fresh vegetables, fruit, cheese, milk, eggs, bread and desserts.

Outside you see a beautiful barn where you can find chickens, goats, pigs, a field of solar panels, and an automobile charging station. On the right side of the barn, you can admire a large mural done in 2016 by students at the local Kensington Grade School.

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The Farm at Eastman’s Corner donates 100% of their profits and 5% of their sales to support another community attraction – Sawyer Park. Athletic fields and courts along with a playground, band stand and pavilion can be found at Sawyer Park.

Horse statue

Out front, “Black Hawk” stands proudly. This life-size sculpture of a draft horse was created by artist John Lopez and pays tribute to the spirit of all those who work the soil and bring in the harvest. If you haven’t had a wow moment today, check out Mr. Lopez’s website because my mere camera cannot do his talent justice.

The Farm is a wonderful community driven location to stop, look around, purchase something for a lunch, or to gather ingredients for a meal at home.  Eat local – it tastes better and is a lot more fun.  🙂

Farm at Eastman’s Corner, 244 Amesbury Rd, Kensington, NH 03833
Sawyer Park, 16-24 Trundlebed Ln, Kensington, NH 03833

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About Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread

Master Gardener who enjoys gardening, quilting, photography, and traveling.
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33 Responses to Farm at Eastman’s Corner

  1. It looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. germac4 says:

    I love this kind of community managed farm, where the whole community stand to gain and children learn, I haven’t seen one quite like this one so thanks for sharing.

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  3. Joyce says:

    How refreshing to see selflessness, cooperation and respect thriving amid a world of hate, division, and violence. Wish the whole world could model their lives on working together for the better good like the good people of Kensington do.
    The mural is delightful – how fun for the kids to revisit it and find their own contribution year after year!

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  4. oh my goodness I love that horse sculpture…at first glance i thought it was a real horse, it is so magnificent and lifelike!

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  5. KerryCan says:

    Such a cool-sounding place, on so many levels! The community focus of all of it is really impressive.

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  6. Nadezda says:

    You’re right Judy, ‘ Eat local – it tastes better ‘, therefore I always support communities like this. Have a nice week!

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  7. Rupali says:

    Looks like a wonderful place. I always support eating local food.

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  8. Dan Antion says:

    That looks like such a fun place to spend some time. Judy. You’re lucky to have that close enough to get to on a Saturday.I love the draw horse sculpture, the pose is so lifelike.

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  9. Murphy's Law says:

    Love Angela’s Picnic Area. The mural is fantastic. Hats off to those students. I, too, thought “Black Hawk” was real. Lol! What a terrific place. What a terrific community. This is what America is supposed to be. Kensington, NH rocks!! Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Very tidy farmland. We are rather scruffy around here. More inclined to hand written signs on cardboard and farm stands consisting of miscellaneous veggies, a tin can with a hole for the money, and a scale. Probably you get a better choice of produce 🙂

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  11. That’s what community is all about – sharing and caring.

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  12. Eliza Waters says:

    Sounds like a great spot. Love the art, esp. the sculpture. The mural looks a bit like Charles Wysocki or Grandma Moses. 🙂

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  13. Love your beautiful header pic, Judy. What a lovely looking farm. The horse sculpture is gorgeous.

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  14. reocochran says:

    I like how the farm is so colorful, includes a strong farm horse statue and an art mural. The extra fresh produce and animals to pet would be nice to bring my grandies to, Judy. ❤ . . . too bad not an afternoon drive from Ohio. 🙂

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  15. joey says:

    Great place, thanks for taking us 🙂

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  16. Looks like a great place.

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  17. Nancy says:

    We drove to Maine recently from Pennsylvania. We enjoyed New Hampshire very much! I was looking around every corner hoping you would pop out and say Hi!! I still have pictures on my camera. I am knee deep in renovations at the Lake House. as soon as we get things better again… I will post some pictures!
    This market is amazing! That horse sculptor is wonderful!

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  18. Love our local place.

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  19. Oh my, now I want to spent a Saturday with you! What a great place and what a bonus that is such a part of the community it self! Great photos! Xo Johanna

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  20. Oddment says:

    “The Whole Foods of farm stands”! No kidding! My experience is more like Marilyn’s: scruffy. I am in awe of that mural. Thanks for the uplifting moment — it is needed these days.

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  21. lumar1298 says:

    How nice… I bet it isn’t as hot as in Florida either… Great photos… 🙂

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  22. Grandma Kc says:

    What an amazing place! If it weren’t for the politicians that invade you I would say I want to live where you live. Oh and the snow. Just love that horse sculpture.

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  23. Karen says:

    How can I have missed this farm in the twenty years I lived in New Hampshire…amazing.

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