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Henniker Tree Farm Owner Prevails

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

This issue demonstrates the importance of keeping local control.
by Steve Forster,
Christmas Tree Farm, Henniker NH
Four costly years for me AND the taxpayer, wasted. A very expensive exercise in English composition!
This is a “property rights” issue. I wish it were as simple as “it’s your property and you can do what you like on it.” Well, [...]

Steve Forster Prevails

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

We were happy to learn that Steve Forster has prevailed with regard to holding weddings on his tree farm.
CNHT and its associated organizations and working groups are keeping an eye on the government’s attack on farmers and other property owners and will keep its members updated on such cases wherever possible.
Henniker: Planning board okays weddings [...]

Forster Still Fighting for Right to Agritourism Use

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Steve Forster has been hosting weddings on his Christmas tree farm. This practice is traditional for the area. Steve has plenty of land to accommodate the amount of people expected at these events, and to park their cars.
The planning board in Henniker is trying to block Steve from continuing this practice. A judge ruled in [...]

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