Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

We’re losing an hour of sleep next weekend, at least for everyone outside Hawaii and Arizona, but that’s nothing compared to the sleep dairy farmers lose over the very idea of Daylight Savings Time. Yes, we’ll all set our clocks forward Sunday, March 12–but why? Daylight saving time (DST) or “summer time” is the practice …

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Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

New England dairy farmers are a colorful lot. We’ve collected a few trivia tidbits you may not know about this wonderful group of hard-working men and women across our region.   *The only herd of Jerseys in the US being milked by a robotic milking system can be found at Keewaydin Farm in Stowe, VT. …

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Giving Thanks for Dairy Farmers

Giving Thanks for Dairy Farmers

This is the season for giving thanks, and we’d like to add our sincerest thanks to a wonderful group — our New England dairy farmers. We’ve yet to encounter a more dedicated, innovative, entrepreneurial group of hard-working men and women. These fine folks spend their days and nights – we’re talking every day and every …

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What’s fresh, local and always in season?

What’s fresh, local and always in season?

Must Be The Milk! Bianca Tamburello is a nutrition communications intern at the New England Dairy Promotion Board. Bianca worked as a nutrition blogger at the Sargent Choice Test Kitchen at Boston University, where she shared her love of food and nutrition with students and faculty. In addition, her work with the Meal Makeover Moms, …

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Holy cow!

Holy cow!

There’s lots going on at The Farmer’s Cow member farms this fall! The six Connecticut dairy farms that make up The Farmer’s Cow-brand milk are gearing up for a busy fall. Hosting harvest festivals, creating corn mazes, educating consumers about the state’s dairy industry, and just having a whole lot of fun are all on …

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