A New England Twist on an Ice Cream Classic

A New England Twist on an Ice Cream Classic

I scream you scream, we all scream for…ice cream of course! July is National Ice Cream Month (even though I like to pretend it’s every month). There’s no doubt us New Englanders love our ice cream. Actually, four out of the six states in our region are in the top 10 for highest consuming ice …

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Old McDonald (and George Washington) Had a Farm

Old McDonald (and George Washington) Had a Farm

Sure, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson get all the press for being gentleman farmers, but did you know President William Taft had a pet dairy cow named Pauline Wayne, that lived on the lawn of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next door to the White House? For two years, she provided the family with fresh …

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Creative Dairy Pairings

Creative Dairy Pairings

Certain foods just seemed to be a match made in heaven: peanut butter and Jelly, wine and cheese, cookies and milk.  And some were made iconic on TV such as Pepsi and milk in the 1970s hit show Laverne and Shirley. While some pairings are so just so natural, everyone does it.  We thought we …

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These Cows Have Spring Fever!

These Cows Have Spring Fever!

Just like us New Englanders, cows love the transition from winter to spring. The sunny skies, the warmer weather, the lush green grass – who wouldn’t be excited? It has become a tradition, and a sight to behold, on some dairy farms for farmers to welcome their neighbors and community as the cows are let …

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The Proof is in the (Echo Farm) Pudding!

The Proof is in the (Echo Farm) Pudding!

Tucked away in a corner of New Hampshire is the small town of Hinsdale, population 4,000. It’s like a lot of quaint little towns in this scenic area, but it’s also home to Echo Farm and its remarkable product. Founded in 1990, the dairy operation at Echo Farm is what one family member describes as …

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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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