Meet the Bearded Brothers Behind the American Farm

Meet the Bearded Brothers Behind the American Farm

Move over Duck Dynasty. Last night, reality TV met a new set of Robertson brothers. We’re not sure who has the bigger beards or sense of humor – but we’re about to find out. The brothers and their family star in the new series the American Farm which premiered on HISTORY on April 4 at …

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Maple Syrup Biscuits – A Classic Vermont Dessert

Maple Syrup Biscuits – A Classic Vermont Dessert

Maple desserts are a staple in a Vermonter’s diet. As a kid, we would often have maple biscuits. It doesn’t sound that exciting, but it really is. This isn’t a savory maple flavored biscuit, but instead it’s a sweet biscuit with gooey maple syrup running all over it. It’s definitely for dessert, not dinner! The recipe …

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3 Reasons to Include Dairy in a Plant-Based Diet

3 Reasons to Include Dairy in a Plant-Based Diet

With so many conflicting opinions about our food choices, we often look for a simple solution to complex issues like climate change, or how to feed a growing population in a sustainable way. Some people may think a simple fix to this issue could be to eliminate an entire food category, like dairy. You might hear …

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A Farm Field Revolution for Healthy Soil

A Farm Field Revolution for Healthy Soil

When you drive past a farm field in New England this fall and winter – look closely at what might be growing there. Yes, growing. Farmers are growing plants on farm fields even in the winter. Despite our region’s negative temperatures and snowfalls, farmers have revolutionized sustainable farming in New England and across the U.S. …

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The Best Way to Decide About Dairy? Visit a Farm

The Best Way to Decide About Dairy? Visit a Farm

Not sure if dairy is good or bad for you? Or if farmers are good to their animals, or the environment? The best way to decide about dairy is to talk to a farmer, or visit a farm.  There are almost 1,500 dairy farms combined in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.   …

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Explore a Corn Maze and Support a Local Farmer!

Explore a Corn Maze and Support a Local Farmer!

Corn mazes are a fall tradition in New England and give local dairy farmers a chance to welcome you to the farm as fall winds down and preparations begin for winter. Even better, it’s a great way to support your local farmer. And make sure you squeeze in a corn maze by Columbus Day because after …

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