Meet the 2016 Massachusetts Dairy Farm of the Year

Meet the 2016 Massachusetts 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 2016 Massachusetts Dairy Farm of the Year! …

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What’s farm-focused, fun, and free?

What’s farm-focused, fun, and free?

The Boston Local Food Festival returns to the Rose Kennedy Greenway on Sunday, September 18th from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This outdoor festival showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England. The festival also features lively chef demos, a seafood …

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An Italian Picnic: A Toolbox for Lunchtime

An Italian Picnic: A Toolbox for Lunchtime

Take your pick: Wait in line for a restaurant meal on a sunny sidewalk. Lounge in a park with a picnic in the shade. The North End’s Italian restaurants are delicious, but there’s nothing like a picnic on a hot summer day. For this morning’s FOX25 Zip Trip at the North End’s Christopher Columbus Park, …

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Snack Healthy On-The-Go!

Snack Healthy On-The-Go!

Kelly Dixon is a smart mom. She caught my attention with her clever take on mason jars, turning them into an on-the-go and must-have snacking container. Ever seen a mason jar look like this? Didn’t think so. So when I visited Norwood, MA for the Must Be the Milk’s weekly summer adventure with Fox25’s Zip …

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Destinations Down on the Farm – And Elsewhere!

Destinations Down on the Farm – And Elsewhere!

You don’t have to go far for a great family vacation. Sometimes the best destination is right around the corner! Consider a “stay-cation” this summer at a dairy farm, or a local state park. There’s no reason to drive hundreds of miles or fly for hours (and hours!) with the family in tow. Save time …

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Get to know Pearson’s Elmhurst Dairy!

Get to know Pearson’s Elmhurst Dairy!

You had us at ice cream! Pearson’s Elmhurst Dairy in Millbury, MA is rich with history, beautiful land, 150 Holstein and milking shorthorn dairy cows, a processing and bottling operation, honey, maple syrup, vegetables and oh yeah…homemade ice cream! Kiley and I share a love for dairy farms and ice cream so we were sold …

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