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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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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Explore a Corn Maze and Support a Local Farmer!

Explore a Corn Maze and Support a Local Farmer!

Corn mazes are a fall tradition in New England and give local dairy farmers a chance to welcome you to the farm as fall winds down and preparations begin for winter. Even better, it’s a great way to support your local farmer. And make sure you squeeze in a corn maze by Columbus Day because after …

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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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These Cows Have Spring Fever!

These Cows Have Spring Fever!

Just like us New Englanders, cows love the transition from winter to spring. The sunny skies, the warmer weather, the lush green grass – who wouldn’t be excited? It has become a tradition, and a sight to behold, on some dairy farms for farmers to welcome their neighbors and community as the cows are let …

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The Proof is in the (Echo Farm) Pudding!

The Proof is in the (Echo Farm) Pudding!

Tucked away in a corner of New Hampshire is the small town of Hinsdale, population 4,000. It’s like a lot of quaint little towns in this scenic area, but it’s also home to Echo Farm and its remarkable product. Founded in 1990, the dairy operation at Echo Farm is what one family member describes as …

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