“We are Jon & Angie Hoxie, the farmers behind Sweet River Farm in Deerfield NH. We are a small farm focusing mainly on raw dairy products although we also raise chickens, ducks, turkeys, goats and pigs. We raise our animals as close to natural as possible leaving our calves on their mothers to nurse naturally. The cows give us less milk this way but to us it is the only option and being a small farm it works for us.
We are known for going against the grain in our farming practices and free range and intermingle our animals on our farm as soon as they are old enough. Raising chickens in tractors, cows in paddocks and pigs in small fenced in areas would be a lot easier but we tend to follow our hearts and farm for God.
We have a farm stand in our barn which is known as being a bit of a hidden gem here on rte. 107 in Deerfield. When you walk into our barn you will often be greeted by a moo-ing cow, squealing pigs and our sweet goats who’s retirement job is now being farm stand people greeters. In our farm stand you will also find a small lending library with books on homestead, farming or just books our farm friends enjoy and want to share with others. We are passionate about teaching people where their food comes from and hold on farm classes on butchering, milking and canning.
We are looking forward to sharing our raw dairy products at the Candia Farmers Market this year and can’t wait to meet you!”
When our cows are in milk we sell raw milk, yogurt, butter, cheese, kefir, chicken and duck eggs. We also sell local items in our farm stand such as maple syrup, honey, coffee, tea and baked goods.
Our farm stand is open daily 7am to 7pm Sweet River Farm