For New England Dairy Farmers, Every Day is Earth Day!

For New England Dairy Farmers, Every Day is Earth Day!

Dairy farmers are an ingenious bunch, and this Earth Day, we salute their efforts to save time and the planet! It turns out, every day is Earth Day on a dairy farm! Tending to their herds, cultivating their fields, busy with every day chores large and small, dairy farmers understand that being environmentally responsible makes …

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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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