Maple Season in New England

Maple Season in New England

It’s officially maple season throughout New England! Maple sugaring season usually begins in late February and ends in early April. Without doubt, March is the best time to experience the maple sugaring process throughout the region. Did you know several of our dairy farmers are also maple producers? Recently, blogger and New England lifestyle influencer The Coastal Confidence visited Richardson Family …

Read More

Holiday Traditions, Dairy Farm Style!

Holiday Traditions, Dairy Farm Style!

The holiday season is upon us! As family and friends gather to celebrate wonderful traditions over the next month, we would like to share with you a peak into holiday time on the dairy farm. Traditions Denise Barstow of Barstow’s Farm reminds us that traditions are important as they build strong family relationships between generations.  …

Read More

Our Picks: Fall Festivities in New England

Our Picks: Fall Festivities in New England

Massachusetts: Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA hosts several great events throughout the year! Check out some of the fall events they have planned: Meet a dairy farmer, Farm Friday Dinners, wagon rides, concert series, just to name a few! The Trustees also cares for nearly 25,000 acres – all around Massachusetts. Search here for more of their events throughout …

Read More

Find a Fair or Field Day to Visit Near You!

Find a Fair or Field Day to Visit Near You!

2018 Agricultural Fairs & Field Days   Find a fair to visit this Summer and Fall!   County fair and field day season is officially here!  These fairs and events remain some of the best ways to reconnect with our region’s agricultural history.  Nowadays, many people are several generations removed from the farm. However, many …

Read More

Dairy Farmers to Follow on Social Media

Dairy Farmers to Follow on Social Media

Nowadays, many people want to know where the food comes from, how it was made, and if it’s done in a responsible way.  The problem is, many people no longer have a direct connection to their local farms.  But there’s one thing that many of us, and our famers have in common: social media. It’s …

Read More

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.   …

Read More