For New England Dairy Farmers, Every Day is Earth Day!

For New England Dairy Farmers, Every Day is Earth Day!

Dairy farmers are an ingenious bunch, and this Earth Day, we salute their efforts to save time and the planet! It turns out, every day is Earth Day on a dairy farm! Tending to their herds, cultivating their fields, busy with every day chores large and small, dairy farmers understand that being environmentally responsible makes …

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Team Dairy New England Recipe Round-Up

Team Dairy New England Recipe Round-Up

Throughout 2017, we are working with some awesome New England-based bloggers who make up Team Dairy New England! Team Dairy New England will continue to show you how dairy fits into your lifestyle. Whether it be through recipes, nutrition blogs, or the importance of dairy for children, we got you covered! Here is the latest Team …

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How Farmers are Saving our Soil & Water

How Farmers are Saving our Soil & Water

Soil health is crucial to the health of our water and food supply, especially as our global population is expected to grow to 9 billion by 2050. There are lots of environmental groups fighting to save our soil and water. When you think about these groups, you may not think of dairy farmers. But, farmers …

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Maple Syrup Biscuits – A Classic Vermont Dessert

Maple Syrup Biscuits – A Classic Vermont Dessert

Maple desserts are a staple in a Vermonter’s diet. As a kid, we would often have maple biscuits. It doesn’t sound that exciting, but it really is. This isn’t a savory maple flavored biscuit, but instead it’s a sweet biscuit with gooey maple syrup running all over it. It’s definitely for dessert, not dinner! The recipe …

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

Let me start by saying, I am not Irish and certainly do not have the luck of the Irish. But I love Irish heritage, culture and history and St. Patrick’s Day offers us non-Irishmen a glimpse into all this! Sunday nights are when my family sits down for a “fancy” dinner.  We make sure we …

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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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