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 …

Home Opener in Boston Debuts New “Moo” Player

Home Opener in Boston Debuts New “Moo” Player

The Boston Red Sox have announced a new addition to the line-up. Sox, a 2-year-old Holstein recently plucked from the Boston farm team, will be making her debut in right field at the home opener at Fenway Park on April 5. The rookie can’t offer much power at the plate, said a team manager, but …

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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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Lighten Up Your Spring Menu with Yogurt

Lighten Up Your Spring Menu with Yogurt

Below are a a few ideas for lightening up your menus for the the warmer months ahead using yogurt! Why is yogurt a refrigerator staple? Keep plain low-fat or fat-free yogurt in your refrigerator and you’ll have a versatile ingredient that can help you shave calories while adding much needed protein, calcium and beneficial probiotics. Yogurt can be …

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What is a Co-op?

What is a Co-op?

Have you ever wandered down the aisle of your local grocery store and come across products proudly displaying the phrase “Member-Owned”? Have you heard the word “co-operative” and wondered what, exactly, makes a “co-op” different from other types of businesses? Co-operatives or, “co-ops” have a long and rich history as business and organizations world-wide, and …

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