Need a New Fitbit Challenge? Find a Farmer!

Need a New Fitbit Challenge? Find a Farmer!

Are you using an activity tracker like a Fitbit to move more in the new year?  Whether you’re an intense athlete, a busy mom, a farmer, or even a cow, you’ve got to get those steps in to meet your daily goals! Wait a minute…a cow? You bet! We caught up with two farm families …

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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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Love on the Farm: Part III

Love on the Farm: Part III

Love is in the air and on the dairy farm! This is the final blog of a three-part series featuring different love stories and the reasons New England dairy farmers love raising their family on the farm.  Love on the Farm Part I Love on the Farm Part II “Raising my own three children, I was …

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Dairy Farmer Blog: Meet Shayna Stevens

Dairy Farmer Blog: Meet Shayna Stevens

Carter and Stevens Farm is where we call home. We are a 4th generation pasture based dairy farm in central Massachusetts. The 5th generation is coming right along with seven growing children amongst the families. With 200 head of cattle, raising our own crops, growing produce for resale, operating a farm store, and opening a …

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Meet Dairy Farmer Melissa Greenbacker-Dziurgot!

Meet Dairy Farmer Melissa Greenbacker-Dziurgot!

Meet 10th generation dairy farmer Melissa Greenbacker-Dziurgot! Her family owns and operates Brookfield Farm in Durham, Connecticut. The Greenbacker’s trace their farm roots back to 1723 when their ancestors received a land grant from the King of England. The family has remained true to its roots for over 250 years. We wanted to find out what dairy …

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Dairy Farmers Are Dads Too!

Dairy Farmers Are Dads Too!

Father’s Day is this Sunday and many of our New England Dairy Farmers are also hard-working dads! We asked a few of our local dairy farm families some of the best life lessons they’ve learned from the wisest man they know. The Freund Family East Cannan, CT: Matt Freund and his brother Ben run Freund’s Farm, Inc. …

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