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 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2017 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the …

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Iconic New England Ice Cream Spots

Iconic New England Ice Cream Spots

It’s that time of year, when we all dream of a scoop or two (or three!) of farm-fresh ice cream made in New England. We’ve put together a quick list of some of the favorite ice cream spots in our New England states. Visit these, and let us know about YOUR favorite!   CONNECTICUT Buttonwood Farm, …

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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Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

It’s Women’s History Month, and we’d like to introduce you to a few of history’s great women farmers.   Anna Baldwin In 1878, Anna Baldwin developed an early suction milking machine. Contemporary industrial milking machines differ from Baldwin’s design, but her invention was important and paved the way for a revolution in dairy farming practices. Maybe Anna grew tired …

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Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets aren’t just for summer. There are some tasty foods at winter farmers markets too, and when you shop at them you’re supporting a local farmer. Double win! Here’s a list of some of the winter farmers markets in New England by state, and some great finds (and dairy farms present) at each. Massachusetts: Boston …

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