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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Meet the 2017 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2017 Vermont 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 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year! …

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Technology: Helping to Feed Our World

Technology: Helping to Feed Our World

From your cotton t-shirt, to the milk on your cereal, to the ethanol gas in your car, our lives are powered by agriculture.  Farming practices change from generation to generation to keep up with a growing global population. In the 1940’s one U.S. farmer produced enough to feed 19 people.  By the 2000’s that number …

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Sweet Spots on Campus

Sweet Spots on Campus

College students across New England will be heading back to campus soon, and for hundreds of students, the start of the semester means a trip to the campus dairy bar. We thought we’d offer a snapshot of some notable sweet spots – and we’re sure you have a favorite near you! University of New Hampshire, …

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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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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, …