Get Good with Goats: Inside the World of Goat Farming

The day I visited with Erin Bligh, the owner of Dancing Goats Dairy in Newbury, Mass., it was bitterly cold and windy. Inside the barn, however, it was clear that spring had begun. A batch of brand new kids jumped around exuberantly, head-butting and collapsing into each other and exuding pure joy as Bligh and… Read More

Amanda Leahy

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 6/7/18

ONE: On Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (with a reception from 5 to 8:30 p.m.) and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Essex County Greenbelt’s Cox Reservation will come alive with music, sculpture, fine art, handcrafted jewelry, ceramics and pottery at 82 Eastern Avenue in Essex as the annual Art… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

CSA: Merrimack Valley – Swiss Chard Baby Rolls

Welcome to CSA: Merrimack Valley, our newest feature at mvm. In this section, area chefs offer recipes that will help you make the most of your CSA farm share. We’ll introduce you to some of the less common items in your basket and hope that you’ll be inspired to eat fresh, healthy and local. For… Read More

Doug Sparks

NoteWorthy – 6/3/18

NoteWorthy is your weekly news roundup of happenings, movers and shakers, and community events in the Merrimack Valley. Don’t forget to subscribe to be reminded when the news goes up each week! AROUND THE VALLEY CocoRay’s Opens in South Lawrence Ray Gonzales, the first participant in the Lawrence Partnership’s Revolving Test Kitchen, celebrated the grand opening of the first… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli
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