24 Hours on a Dairy Farm

24 Hours on a Dairy Farm

Dairy farming is a round the clock job, 365 days a year. Ever wonder what 24 hours on a dairy farm is like? Here’s a peek into a day in the life at Gilead Brook Farm in Bethel, VT (also known as the Wright Family Farm).   Rise and Shine 4:45 am It’s about half …

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A New England Twist on an Ice Cream Classic

A New England Twist on an Ice Cream Classic

I scream you scream, we all scream for…ice cream of course! July is National Ice Cream Month (even though I like to pretend it’s every month). There’s no doubt us New Englanders love our ice cream. Actually, four out of the six states in our region are in the top 10 for highest consuming ice …

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Did You Celebrate Cow Appreciation Day?

Did You Celebrate Cow Appreciation Day?

Here at Must Be The Milk, we love to support our local dairy farmers anyway we can and what better way to support them AND cows than by celebrating National Cow Appreciation Day?  Tuesday, July 11 marked this year’s Cow Appreciation Day and in celebration, we have highlighted cow and dairy farmer facts for you. …

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Old McDonald (and George Washington) Had a Farm

Old McDonald (and George Washington) Had a Farm

Sure, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson get all the press for being gentleman farmers, but did you know President William Taft had a pet dairy cow named Pauline Wayne, that lived on the lawn of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next door to the White House? For two years, she provided the family with fresh …

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Iconic New England Ice Cream Spots

Iconic New England Ice Cream Spots

It’s that time of year, when we all dream of a scoop or two (or three!) of farm-fresh ice cream made in New England. We’ve put together a quick list of some of the favorite ice cream spots in our New England states. Visit these, and let us know about YOUR favorite!   CONNECTICUT Buttonwood Farm, …