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 activities from around the region. Trees: Escobar’s Highland Farm in Portsmouth, RI. Fletcher Family Farm in Southampton, MA.   Elmhurst Dairy …

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In The Moood For Fall Fun? Visit A Dairy Farm!

In The Moood For Fall Fun? Visit A Dairy Farm!

Attention All New England Residents:  Meet neighbors, farm critters and the dairy farmers responsible for making some of the best Cheddar. The best part? Sampling Cabot’s awarding-winning cheeses!   The farm families who own Cabot Creamery are opening their gates to you on October 9th to show their appreciation for your support.    Each participating farm has planned a variety of free activities, such …

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Fall Fun at the Durham Fair!

Fall Fun at the Durham Fair!

Fall in New England is hands down my favorite time of year! The crisp air, beautiful foliage, apple picking, pumpkin picking, hayrides…you name it! There is always something fun to do during this time of year. Recently returning to New England from West Virginia, I’ve been ecstatic to check-off my fall New England bucket list. …

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Meet the 2016 Connecticut Dairy Farm on the Year

Meet the 2016 Connecticut Dairy Farm on 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 Connecticut Dairy Farm on the Year! …

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Meet Dairy Farmer Melissa Greenbacker-Dziurgot!

Meet Dairy Farmer Melissa Greenbacker-Dziurgot!

Meet 10th generation dairy farmer Melissa Greenbacker-Dziurgot! Her family owns and operates Brookfield Farm in Durham, Connecticut. The Greenbacker’s trace their farm roots back to 1723 when their ancestors received a land grant from the King of England. The family has remained true to its roots for over 250 years. We wanted to find out what dairy …

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