And those farmers who open roadside farmstands reap the benefits of the local food movement. But this traditional venture has become a point of contention—and an item on the Town Meeting ballot—for the town of Canterbury.
Nestled at the base of Mount Monadnock, the town of Dublin remains a portrait of New England life. There’s no neon, no chains stores, not even a bank.
So, it was a bit curious when a sign popped up last month proclaiming the arrival of a Taco Bell. Hand-painted on plywood, it stands along Route 101 on the edge of property owned by Andy Freeman. He says it isn’t personal.
“Do I have a problem with Taco Bell? No, I don’t have any problem with Taco Bell at all,” says Freeman.