Dairy Farms: Part of the Climate Solution

Dairy Farms: Part of the Climate Solution

Climate change has challenged our society to adopt practices and technologies to cut fossil fuels, reduce emissions, and live more sustainably. With razor thin margins, farmers are being further tested. Our livelihood directly depends on a healthy economy, a healthy community, and a healthy planet. Here are a few reasons why dairy farms are part …

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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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Meet the 2018 MA Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2018 MA Dairy Farm of the Year!

A Farm Philosopher Works with Mother Nature     The famous Will Rogers may have been a cowboy philosopher, but Massachusetts dairy farmer Will Rogers of Rogers Farm isn’t without his own deep thoughts.  Asked about his guiding principal in running his dairy farm, Rogers says simply, “Let Mother Nature do her own work.”  Simple advice, but these words of …

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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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