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With More N.H. Farms Getting Into Agritourism, Lawmakers And Communities Debate Pros & Cons

Jacqui Jade O'Donnell

From petting zoos to pick-your-own, farmers across New Hampshire are diversifying in new ways to stay afloat. But that’s raising tensions in some towns, where neighbors say large-scale events like weddings can be a nuisance. We look at the impact of a recent state Supreme Court ruling on the issue and how lawmakers are exploring solutions.



  • Sen. David Boutin, Republican Senator from Hooksett and sponsor of SB 345, which addresses agritourism.
  • Nick Stoico, Concord Monitor reporter who's covered the issue in the town of Henniker.
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