School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

In schoolyards across the country, something wonderful is happening. Students, teachers, parents, and members of the community are coming together to build school gardens. While they are no doubt beautiful, these gardens are so much more than simply “pretty.” They are helping children develop lifelong skills and healthy habits. In a day and age when …

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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Need a New Fitbit Challenge? Find a Farmer!

Need a New Fitbit Challenge? Find a Farmer!

Are you using an activity tracker like a Fitbit to move more in the new year?  Whether you’re an intense athlete, a busy mom, a farmer, or even a cow, you’ve got to get those steps in to meet your daily goals! Wait a minute…a cow? You bet! We caught up with two farm families …

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Just Chillin’ – Keeping Dairy Cows Comfy in the Winter

Just Chillin’ – Keeping Dairy Cows Comfy in the Winter

New England winters may have us all longing for the Caribbean, but for the region’s dairy cows, well, they’re real troopers when it comes to months of cold temps and falling snow. The reason they can weather the weather (sorry, we couldn’t resist) is the ingenuity of dairy farmers. Take Mark Duffy of Great Brook …

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Revamp Your Holiday Leftovers!

Revamp Your Holiday Leftovers!

Leftovers are inevitable during the holiday season. But let’s face it! We’re all getting a little tired of pumpkin pie. Let’s think outside the box and turn our leftovers into something memorable! Dairy is key to turning leftovers into something exciting. With nine essential nutrients like protein, calcium, vitamin D and potassium, dairy kicks everything …

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Celebrate 12 Days of Dairy with us!

Celebrate 12 Days of Dairy with us!

December 14th kicks off our 12 Days of Dairy photo share. From the 14th until December 25th, we will be sharing a favorite holiday photo each day from our New England dairy farming families. How can you join in on the fun? Look out for the photos on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and share the photos …

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