Four seasons of real, fresh experiences.
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Rooted in history

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Goodness grows in Tamworth Village,
New Hampshire!

We've had so many great responses to our foodways programs and quite often hear that phrase, "Can I have the recipe for this?" So in response, please find here a listing of some of our most popular and sought-after recipes.

Our Gardens & Farmstand
For foo
d, rest and play... our gardens will add color to your day! 

Vegetable & Herb Gardens
The plants grown in our vegetable and herb gardens supply our programming—surplus starter plants, vegetables and herbs are sold at our Farm Stand.

  • As much as possible, we sow heirloom seeds
    • Heirloom seeds are seeds that are open-pollinated and developed before the 1940’s, passed down from one generation to the next
    • Heirloom vegetables are not always perfect looking but the plants are reliable, adaptable and give us valuable clues to how our ancestors ate
    • Heirlooms are generally more resistant to adverse growing conditions and are more likely to thrive on their own without chemical fertilization, irrigation or pesticides
    • Each year we try new varieties of vegetables to see what might work best with our growing conditions
    • To help educate visitors about Country Doctor history, we also grow a Medicinal Herb Garden—see the Herbs, Medicine & Wild Plants page for related workshops and programming
  • Fresh-cut basil and parsley is generally ready for pick-up in our Farm Stand, with other herbs available for cutting upon request, such as: Thyme, Sage, Lemon Balm, Oregano and Rosemary (when ready, as available) 
  • We are located in Hardiness Zone 4b: The average first frost is between September 1–10, while the average last frost occurs between June 1–10. [The average high temperature in Summer is 78°F, while the average high temperature in Winter is 29°F.

Garden Shed
An educational tool shed located at the center of our slope-side gardens.
  • Basic gardening information is provided inside
  • Enjoy a taste of an herbal tea made with the Featured Herb of the Day (also available at the Apothecary in the Museum Center)
  • Sit on the stoop and enjoy the shade and view of the gardens and farm
Children’s Garden
A colorful spot in our upper garden, where children can explore using their five senses.
  • Hands-on fun, such as watering plants with pink-piggy watering jugs
  • Simple in-garden games: Tic-Tac-Toe & Stump Jump
  • Hide in the Bean Teepee (mid-July) and Sunflower House (August)
Marion Remick Memorial Garden (1996)
A shady, quiet garden located on the street side of the Museum Center Barn.
  • Planted in honor of Marion Remick, “Doc” Remick’s wife, who loved gardening and was a member of the Tamworth Garden Club 
  • The garden’s layout is based on the original 1930’s design

Farm Stand
We sell fresh vegetables, herbs and fresh-cut flowers.
  • Located in our roadside Museum Barn and available to our visitors and passersby—Directions
  • In operation as the growing season allows (generally mid-June–September) and open during Museum & Farm hours
  • Farmhouse Kitchen items, made with garden ingredients and/or locally-sourced items, are also available in the Farm Stand
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