Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

It’s Women’s History Month, and we’d like to introduce you to a few of history’s great women farmers.   Anna Baldwin In 1878, Anna Baldwin developed an early suction milking machine. Contemporary industrial milking machines differ from Baldwin’s design, but her invention was important and paved the way for a revolution in dairy farming practices. Maybe Anna grew tired …

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Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

We’re losing an hour of sleep next weekend, at least for everyone outside Hawaii and Arizona, but that’s nothing compared to the sleep dairy farmers lose over the very idea of Daylight Savings Time. Yes, we’ll all set our clocks forward Sunday, March 12–but why? Daylight saving time (DST) or “summer time” is the practice …

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Love on the Farm: Part III

Love on the Farm: Part III

Love is in the air and on the dairy farm! This is the final blog of a three-part series featuring different love stories and the reasons New England dairy farmers love raising their family on the farm.  Love on the Farm Part I Love on the Farm Part II “Raising my own three children, I was …

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Love on the Farm: Part II

Love on the Farm: Part II

Love is in the air and on the dairy farm! This is part-two of a three-part series featuring different love stories and the reasons New England dairy farmers love raising their family on the farm. Love on the Farm Part I Love on the Farm Part III “We have always worked so well together, I know …

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Love on the Farm: Part I

Love on the Farm: Part I

Love is in the air and on the dairy farm! This is part-one of a three-part series featuring different love stories and the reasons New England dairy farmers love raising their family on the farm. Love on the Farm Part II Love on the Farm Part III “A couple that sorts heifers together, stays together.” Meet …

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V-Day Treats: Single-Cow-Origin Chocolates!

V-Day Treats: Single-Cow-Origin Chocolates!

What makes Milk House Chocolates in Goshen, Connecticut so special? Must Be The Milk! Have you ever heard of single-cow-origin chocolates? At Milk House Chocolates at Thorncrest Farm, Kimberly Thorn crafts certain flavors of chocolates with the milk from individual cows! Most importantly, they can ship their chocolates directly to you! Thorn says she discovered the …

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