Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets aren’t just for summer. There are some tasty foods at winter farmers markets too, and when you shop at them you’re supporting a local farmer. Double win! Here’s a list of some of the winter farmers markets in New England by state, and some great finds (and dairy farms present) at each. Massachusetts: Boston …

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Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Vermont Breakfast on the Farm is an awesome day of free food and free activities on a dairy farm! Here’s a look at what you’ll experience at the next Breakfast on the Farm on Saturday, August 27 at Green Mountain Dairy Farm in Sheldon, Vermont. A free breakfast of pancakes with real Vermont maple syrup, …

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Vermont Maple Creemee 101

Vermont Maple Creemee 101

During the summer, there are hundreds of ice cream stands to visit and flavors to try throughout New England. For those of us from Vermont, the quest to find the perfect maple creemee is a summer-long mission, even obsession. If you live in Vermont and don’t express your love of creemees, you may risk being …

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This Summer Have a Free Breakfast with a Farmer!

This Summer Have a Free Breakfast with a Farmer!

Most of us aren’t awake when farmers have their breakfast – usually before dawn! But, this summer you’ll have the chance to share your morning coffee with two Vermont farm families who are hosting a pancake breakfast for free on their farms. The first Vermont Breakfast on the Farm will be at Nea-Tocht Farm in …

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Sweet Potato and Bacon Bisque Recipe

Sweet Potato and Bacon Bisque Recipe

This bisque was the star at a cooking demonstration at the Vermont Maple Festival in St. Albans, Vermont. The flavors of sweet potato, maple, bacon and creaminess of the milk (or cream) come together to create a sweet and savory taste that will satisfy you any time of year! Ingredients  4 cups peeled, diced sweet …

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Why Moms Say Raising Kids on the Farm is Awesome

Why Moms Say Raising Kids on the Farm is Awesome

For a kid who grows up on a farm – the wide open spaces make for an ultimate playground, and ultimately a long list of chores to do (that they will complain about). But, it’s not just about knowing how to milk a cow – these Moms say that raising their kids on the farm …

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