St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

Let me start by saying, I am not Irish and certainly do not have the luck of the Irish. But I love Irish heritage, culture and history and St. Patrick’s Day offers us non-Irishmen a glimpse into all this! Sunday nights are when my family sits down for a “fancy” dinner.  We make sure we …

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Best Hot Chocolate Destinations in New England!

Best Hot Chocolate Destinations in New England!

Ahhh sitting by a warm fire on chilly New England winter day, sipping delicious and creamy hot chocolate — can life get any better? While I like to drink hot chocolate year-round, it can really hit the spot this time of year! And guess what — January 31st is actually National Hot Chocolate Day! This annual …

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Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets aren’t just for summer. There are some tasty foods at winter farmers markets too, and when you shop at them you’re supporting a local farmer. Double win! Here’s a list of some of the winter farmers markets in New England by state, and some great finds (and dairy farms present) at each. Massachusetts: Boston …

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3 Warm Breads to Take Away the Winter Chill

3 Warm Breads to Take Away the Winter Chill

As a dietetic intern with a sweet tooth, I have found making quick breads to be a great way to satisfy cravings while sneaking in some extra fruit and veggies. Zucchini and banana bread are popular, but the key ingredients can’t be purchased fresh or locally this time of year. I tried mixing it up …

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Meet the 2016 Massachusetts Dairy Farm of the Year

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

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