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Jim Darroch


As Director of Marketing for Backyard Farms, Jim regularly travels from the 42-acre greenhouse in Madison, Maine to Boston's financial district and everywhere in between. He has the pleasure of visiting interesting places and meeting fascinating people all over New England and enjoys sharing his experiences with our readers. Connect with Jim on LinkedIn!

The Kennebunkport Festival | The Unofficial Start of Summer in Southern Maine

9 votes, 4.89 avg. rating (95% score)

Summer in southern Maine unofficially begins when the Kennebunkport Festival kicks off the season with six days of... Read More »

New Bedford, Massachusetts | Finding Spring in the Whaling City

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

The calendar said April, but it felt a lot more like March as my wife and I gazed... Read More »

The Essex Resort and Spa | Dog-Friendly Weekend in VT

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

My wife Brenda and I love to travel, but in the eight-and-a-half years since our English Springer Spaniel... Read More »

The New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival

10 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (94% score)

If shorter days and cooler mornings are sapping your energy and sense of adventure, The New Hampshire Highland... Read More »

The Maine Lobster Festival | Celebrating the Best of Summer in New England

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

“Summer in New England” is so much more than a description of time and place. It’s the answer... Read More »

The Mount Washington Observatory | New England’s Weather Station

8 votes, 4.62 avg. rating (90% score)

We New Englanders have an odd relationship with our ever-changing weather. Sure, we complain about oppressive humidity in... Read More »

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