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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Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Vermont Breakfast on the Farm is the perfect opportunity to show your appreciation for everything dairy in Vermont!  This summer you’ve got two chances to experience this continuing tradition. The first is June 17th at Fairmont Farm in East Montpelier, and then on July 22nd at Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport. Enjoy a delicious, and completely …

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News from Vermont: Meet Rene!

News from Vermont: Meet Rene!

Hi everyone!  Rene Thibault here – I’m the new PR and Communications Specialist working on behalf of dairy farmers. Based out of our Winooski, Vermont office, I’ll be sharing the great work being done by dairy farmers throughout the Green Mountain State. I’m a native Vermonter who grew up in the Northeast Kingdom, surrounded by …

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