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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Love on the Farm: Part III

Love on the Farm: Part III

Love is in the air and on the dairy farm! This is the final blog of a three-part series featuring different love stories and the reasons New England dairy farmers love raising their family on the farm.  Love on the Farm Part I Love on the Farm Part II “Raising my own three children, I was …

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Best Hot Chocolate Destinations in New England!

Best Hot Chocolate Destinations in New England!

Ahhh sitting by a warm fire on chilly New England winter day, sipping delicious and creamy hot chocolate — can life get any better? While I like to drink hot chocolate year-round, it can really hit the spot this time of year! And guess what — January 31st is actually National Hot Chocolate Day! This annual …

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Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets aren’t just for summer. There are some tasty foods at winter farmers markets too, and when you shop at them you’re supporting a local farmer. Double win! Here’s a list of some of the winter farmers markets in New England by state, and some great finds (and dairy farms present) at each. Massachusetts: Boston …

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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 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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