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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Why Moms Say Raising Kids on the Farm is Awesome

Why Moms Say Raising Kids on the Farm is Awesome

For a kid who grows up on a farm – the wide open spaces make for an ultimate playground, and ultimately a long list of chores to do (that they will complain about). But, it’s not just about knowing how to milk a cow – these Moms say that raising their kids on the farm …

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