Vida Cantina

Vida Cantina is a chef-driven restaurant celebrating modern Mexican cuisine. Chef/Owner Dave Vargas pushes Mexican cuisine to the limit, bringing bright, adventurous flavors and locally grown ingredients together on a plate. Check it out…

Citrus Carpaccio • ruby red grapefruit, orange, vanilla, fennel-infused honey, candied almonds, micros •

mussels

Pacifico PEI Mussels • house-made chorizo, pickled jalapeños, salsa fresca, grilled bread •

Thank you, Vida Cantina, for supporting local Seafood and being in our Restaurant Supported Fishery

Riverside Farm Potato Tlayuda

Riverside Farm Potato Tlayuda • chorizo aioli, queso fresco, seeds •

Taco Trio • corn beef and cabbage| bangers and colcannon|shepherds pie •

OG Carrot Pibil • Cilantro hummus, pickled black beans, flint corn tostada •

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake Tres Leche almond salsa • cream cheese whip •

and of course, Cocktails…

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King Whiting

King WhitingWhiting, also known as Silver Hake, have softer flesh and are less flaky than other white fish such as Cod, Haddock, and Pollock. Mild and slightly sweet, the raw flesh is white to off-white, with a coarse, watery appearance. Hake can be substituted for many dishes calling for Pollock or Cod. Corned Hake is a popular recipe in New England, or try it pan-fried Portuguese-style!

20-Minute Hake

 Pan-Fried with Lemon & Herb Butter Sauce


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Brasen Hill Farm – Love Your Food

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Brasen Hill, the 244-acre farm in Barrington, NH, promotes health in their animals and fertility in their soil. As a diversified farm, they offer a vegetable CSA, a meat CSA (Pork, Chicken, Duck, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat), and an egg CSA. Everything is also available through farmer markets and their farm storm, opening this June.

Healthy Animals

  • Humanely raised: The pigs spend their days rooting in the woodlot, wallowing in mud, and sunning themselves on the pasture.
  • Rotating pastures = fresh grass to eat
  • Chickens live in ‘chicken tractors’: mobile coops that are moved every morning to protect the coop from predators, allow access to the pasture and fresh air, while also protecting them from inclement weather.

Fertile Soil

  • Crop rotation: The planned order of specific and different crops planted on the same field.
  • Cover crops: Specific plants grown primarily for the benefit of the soil rather than the crop yield.
  • Composted manure: Improves soil fertility and soil quality, and enhances populations of beneficial microorganisms in the soil.

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Thank you, Brasen Hill Farm, for continuing to be one of our Pick-Up Locations!


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White Hake – the cousin of Cod

White HakeA slender fillet, fresh White Hake has an off-white color that turns white when cooked. Often compared with Atlantic Cod, they have a mild flavor and a softer texture (read the full culinary profile). Try it Pan-Fried with Garlic and Pepper, or with Saffron and Orange sauce! Hake can also be baked in the oven.

Roasted Hake With Sweet Peppers

Baked White Fish Fillet Recipe With Herbs

 


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Join Your Community

CSA(F) stands for community-supported agriculture, or, in our case, community-supported fisheries (CSF).

The Model

Pay for a season’s worth of food to become a member and receive local, quality produce, poultry and/or seafood.

What It Means

  • eating healthful foods and preparing them for your family
  • supporting local farmers/fishermen and women
  • being kind to our planet
  • learning something new
  • being adventurous in the kitchen, like trying underutilized fish in the name of sustainability

Getting food from a CSA(F) is different from going to a farmers market or using a grocery delivery service. As a CSA(F) member, you make a seasonal commitment to a small farmer/fisherman or woman in your area, and the produce/seafood is either delivered to your door or you pick it up at a local distribution center (We have Pick-Up Locations in NH, MA and ME). CSA(F) members take pleasure in knowing where and how their food is grown/caught and typically have an open line of communication with their farmer/fisherman or woman.

“Community-supported agriculture (fisheries) is all about relationships and feeding families,” said Simon Huntley, CEO of Small Farm Central, a company that provides marketing support for small farms and started CSA(F) Day. “CSA(F) farmers typically teach members what’s in season throughout the year, and help them appreciate and cook food to which they may not otherwise be exposed.”

According to Small Farm Central’s CSA Farming Annual Report, the most popular time to join a CSA each year is at the end of February. CSA Day serves to promote our local farmers and fishermen/women and support sustainable practices. Our sign-ups are happening now! If you like Seafood and want to support the families of our fishermen and women, check out WHAT WE OFFER this Spring!

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SIGN UP FOR LOCAL SEAFOOD and use the tag #CSAday to help us spread the word!


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