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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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 …

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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V-Day Treats: Single-Cow-Origin Chocolates!

V-Day Treats: Single-Cow-Origin Chocolates!

What makes Milk House Chocolates in Goshen, Connecticut so special? Must Be The Milk! Have you ever heard of single-cow-origin chocolates? At Milk House Chocolates at Thorncrest Farm, Kimberly Thorn crafts certain flavors of chocolates with the milk from individual cows! Most importantly, they can ship their chocolates directly to you! Thorn says she discovered the …

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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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Meet the 2017 Connecticut Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2017 Connecticut Dairy Farm of the Year!

Every year, one farm in each of our New England states wins the prestigious Green Pastures Award. The winning dairy farms are recognized and selected for their production records; herd, pasture, and crop management; environmental practices; contributions to agriculture and the local community; and overall excellence in dairying. Meet the 2017 Connecticut Dairy Farm of the Year! …

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