Ag students — outstanding in their field

Ag students — outstanding in their field

Ag grads rock! It’s college commencement time, and our thoughts turn to the University of Vermont and its graduates, who get their diplomas May 19 (here’s hoping for gorgeous weather!). UVM has been a great supporter of New England dairy farmers, through dairy sales promotions in its dining facilities, participation in some of our Must …

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Hanover Co-op Supports Local Dairy Farms

Hanover Co-op Supports Local Dairy Farms

Hanover Co-op Food Stores in New Hampshire and Vermont have been strong promoters of local dairy, were the first stores to donate a portion of their fluid milk sales to the dairy farmers of New England, and they continue to support our Must Be the Milk initiative. Some of you may ask: what is a …

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A moo-velous treat

A moo-velous treat

Ben and Jerry’s annual ice cream giveaway wouldn’t be possible without “Caring Dairy” farmers We wait for it, anticipate it, stay up late thinking about it. It’s Ben & Jerry’s annual Global Free Cone Day, set for Tuesday, April 9, from noon to 8 pm.  Each spring, the iconic ice cream brand thanks customers for …

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Why be a Farmer?

Why be a Farmer?

The post below is written by Claire Stanley, a dairy farmer who grew up on Paul-Lin Dairy Farm in East Fairfield, Vermont. Before you read the post, get acquainted with Claire by taking your own personal virtual tour of her family’s dairy farm. Enjoy! Why be a farmer? By Claire Stanley A very thoughtful friend …

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Visit a Dairy Farm…on our blog!

Do you want to visit dairy farm? We think this virtual tour is the best you can get without actually being on the farm in person! Bill Rowell’s family began farming in the United States in 1637. Today, he continues that tradition on Green Mountain Dairy Farm in Sheldon, Vermont where he and his family …

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Kids enjoy a great winter work-out for a good cause

Kids enjoy a great winter work-out for a good cause

It’s winter in New England, which means cold mornings and colder nights. Some of us can’t wait for spring, but for many families, winter means getting the skis out, bundling up, and heading to the slopes or their favorite cross-country trail. We’re proud to partner with Ski Vermont, which offers a great get-healthy initiative called …

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