Meet the 2016 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year

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

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Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Vermont Breakfast on the Farm is an awesome day of free food and free activities on a dairy farm! Here’s a look at what you’ll experience at the next Breakfast on the Farm on Saturday, August 27 at Green Mountain Dairy Farm in Sheldon, Vermont. A free breakfast of pancakes with real Vermont maple syrup, …

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Vermont Maple Creemee 101

Vermont Maple Creemee 101

During the summer, there are hundreds of ice cream stands to visit and flavors to try throughout New England. For those of us from Vermont, the quest to find the perfect maple creemee is a summer-long mission, even obsession. If you live in Vermont and don’t express your love of creemees, you may risk being …

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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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This Summer Have a Free Breakfast with a Farmer!

This Summer Have a Free Breakfast with a Farmer!

Most of us aren’t awake when farmers have their breakfast – usually before dawn! But, this summer you’ll have the chance to share your morning coffee with two Vermont farm families who are hosting a pancake breakfast for free on their farms. The first Vermont Breakfast on the Farm will be at Nea-Tocht Farm in …

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Sweet Potato and Bacon Bisque Recipe

Sweet Potato and Bacon Bisque Recipe

This bisque was the star at a cooking demonstration at the Vermont Maple Festival in St. Albans, Vermont. The flavors of sweet potato, maple, bacon and creaminess of the milk (or cream) come together to create a sweet and savory taste that will satisfy you any time of year! Ingredients  4 cups peeled, diced sweet …

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