Steve Taylor

Steve Taylor

Steve Taylor is an independent scholar, farmer, journalist, and longtime public official. With his sons, Steve operates a dairy, maple syrup, and cheese-making enterprise in Meriden Village. He has been a newspaper reporter and editor, and served for 25 years as New Hampshire's commissioner of agriculture. Steve was the founding executive director of the New Hampshire Humanities Council and is a lifelong student of the state's rural culture.

Course Title: Upper Valley, a State Within Two States: How Did This Come to Be? (Fall Term 2018)

Participant Testimonials:

"Steve Taylor had a wealth of information. The classes were well‐organized. It was all interesting, and he welcomed comments/questions from participants."

Course Title: Upper Valley, a State Within Two States: How Did This Come to Be? (Spring Term 2018)

Participant Testimonials:

"Steve is a local treasure and made me feel so fortunate to live here."

"Mr. Taylor offered a wealth of information without being overwhelming thanks to his anecdotal, humorous demeanor. It was easy to follow his narrative, and he stayed on topic. He welcomed questions."

"Fantastic! Save Taylor could talk about dryer lint and be captivating"

Course Title: Farewell to the Family Farm? (Spring Term 2019)

"One of the best, most interesting, and most important, most informational of any Osher course I have taken."

"The course was excellent. It fulfilled the course description. Anything Steve would teach, he should teach. He is a NH treasure."

"Loved this class and have told many other Osher folks about it."