Recently, Amy Manzelli helped young couple, Jenn and Karl Comeau, in all aspects of taking over ownership of Stone Barn Butcher and Horizon Farm in Bennington, New Hampshire, now called Hilltop Bottom Farm. BCM has always been passionate about helping with generational transfers of farmland, transfers like these allow the younger generations to carry on age old skills and provide meat and produce to the local community. COVID-19 resulted in nationwide food shortages, shedding light on the importance of local agriculture. The previous owners had the option of selling their land for development, but wanted to keep their 51 acres in agriculture.
Read Jenn and Karl’s journey to farm ownership here.