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 …

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Happy National Milk Day!

Happy National Milk Day!

Did you know that January 11th is National Milk Day? Many people believe it was the first day milk arrived by delivery in bottles in 1878. National Milk Day commemorates this day and the delivery of this important staple beverage in America. While many of us now get fresh milk from the store, there are …

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Your New England Holiday Checklist!

Your New England Holiday Checklist!

Happy Holidays, from the dairy farm families of New England! Did you know that you can visit a dairy farm for trees, events and presents for the whole family? Our holiday checklist features festive farms and dairy related activities happening around the region this holiday season and winter! Trees:   Escobar’s Highland Farm in Portsmouth, RI. Fletcher Family …

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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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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 …

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Meet the 2018 CT Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2018 CT Dairy Farm of the Year!

Pulling Together    Dairy farmer Erica Hermonot’s family can look back at 100 years on the same plot of land and recognize that Fairholm Farm’s continued success is due to the power of pulling together.  Erica, her husband, Jon, and her parents, Todd and Diane Morin have been farming for four generations in Woodstock. This year they have something …

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