Meet the 2018 Maine Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2018 Maine Dairy Farm of the Year!

Talking Cows    Jim Hilton talks to cows. Actually, he says, they do most of the talking.  The Norridgewock, Maine dairy farmer explains that transponders on each of his cows continuously send information to his computer for analysis. Thanks to this technology, Jim and his family and farm crew can track a cow’s temperature, overall health and …

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Iconic New England Ice Cream Spots

Iconic New England Ice Cream Spots

It’s that time of year, when we all dream of a scoop or two (or three!) of farm-fresh ice cream made in New England. We’ve put together a quick list of some of the favorite ice cream spots in our New England states. Visit these, and let us know about YOUR favorite!   CONNECTICUT Ferris Acres …

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Give a Dairy Experience this Holiday Season!

Give a Dairy Experience this Holiday Season!

In an age of gizmo’s, gadgets, odds and ends, buying holiday presents for everyone on your list can become a stressful endeavor.  And finding the right gift for the person who seems to have everything can be tough. But what if you could give them more than just a gift, what if you could give …

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Meet the 2017 Maine Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2017 Maine Dairy Farm of 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 2017 Maine Dairy Farm of the Year! …

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Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

It’s Women’s History Month, and we’d like to introduce you to a few of history’s great women farmers.   Anna Baldwin In 1878, Anna Baldwin developed an early suction milking machine. Contemporary industrial milking machines differ from Baldwin’s design, but her invention was important and paved the way for a revolution in dairy farming practices. Maybe Anna grew tired …

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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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