Find a Fair or Field Day to Visit Near You!

Find a Fair or Field Day to Visit Near You!

2018 Agricultural Fairs & Field Days   Find a fair to visit this Summer and Fall!   With  longer days and warmer weather here, the start of the state and county fairs and field day season is almost here.  These fairs and events remain some of the best ways to reconnect with our region’s agricultural …

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Dairy Farmers to Follow on Social Media

Dairy Farmers to Follow on Social Media

Nowadays, many people want to know where the food comes from, how it was made, and if it’s done in a responsible way.  The problem is, many people no longer have a direct connection to their local farms.  But there’s one thing that many of us, and our famers have in common: social media. It’s …

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Give a Dairy Experience this Holiday Season!

Give a Dairy Experience this Holiday Season!

In an age of gizmo’s, gadgets, odds and ends, buying holiday presents for everyone on your list can become a stressful endeavor.  And finding the right gift for the person who seems to have everything can be tough. But what if you could give them more than just a gift, what if you could give …

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Dairy Cows – The Ultimate Recyclers!

Dairy Cows – The Ultimate Recyclers!

For many in New England, fall means the chance to crack open one of their favorite Oktoberfest brews.  Whether it’s a sweet lager, or robust dark malt, brewers spend thousands of hours crafting the perfect foliage-time drink. But did you know…about 85 percent of the byproducts from beer production come in the form of spent …

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Technology: Helping to Feed Our World

Technology: Helping to Feed Our World

From your cotton t-shirt, to the milk on your cereal, to the ethanol gas in your car, our lives are powered by agriculture.  Farming practices change from generation to generation to keep up with a growing global population. In the 1940’s one U.S. farmer produced enough to feed 19 people.  By the 2000’s that number …

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Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Vermont Breakfast on the Farm is the perfect opportunity to show your appreciation for everything dairy in Vermont!  This summer you’ve got two chances to experience this continuing tradition. The first is June 17th at Fairmont Farm in East Montpelier, and then on July 22nd at Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport. Enjoy a delicious, and completely …

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