Steve Taylor is an independent scholar, farmer, journalist, and longtime public official. With his sons, Taylor 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. Taylor was the founding executive director of the New Hampshire Humanities Council and is a lifelong student of the state's rural culture.

PLEASE NOTE: New Hampshire Humanities limits each scholar to a total of 25 programs per calendar year. Mr. Taylor has met that limit with his programs so he will not be taking any more bookings for this calendar year. He will be able to accept 2019 bookings after July 1, 2018.