Dairy Farmer Blog: Meet Shayna Stevens

Dairy Farmer Blog: Meet Shayna Stevens

Carter and Stevens Farm is where we call home. We are a 4th generation pasture based dairy farm in central Massachusetts. The 5th generation is coming right along with seven growing children amongst the families. With 200 head of cattle, raising our own crops, growing produce for resale, operating a farm store, and opening a …

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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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Meet the 2016 Massachusetts Dairy Farm of the Year

Meet the 2016 Massachusetts 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 2016 Massachusetts Dairy Farm of the Year! …

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What’s farm-focused, fun, and free?

What’s farm-focused, fun, and free?

The Boston Local Food Festival returns to the Rose Kennedy Greenway on Sunday, September 18th from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This outdoor festival showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England. The festival also features lively chef demos, a seafood …

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An Italian Picnic: A Toolbox for Lunchtime

An Italian Picnic: A Toolbox for Lunchtime

Take your pick: Wait in line for a restaurant meal on a sunny sidewalk. Lounge in a park with a picnic in the shade. The North End’s Italian restaurants are delicious, but there’s nothing like a picnic on a hot summer day. For this morning’s FOX25 Zip Trip at the North End’s Christopher Columbus Park, …

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Snack Healthy On-The-Go!

Snack Healthy On-The-Go!

Kelly Dixon is a smart mom. She caught my attention with her clever take on mason jars, turning them into an on-the-go and must-have snacking container. Ever seen a mason jar look like this? Didn’t think so. So when I visited Norwood, MA for the Must Be the Milk’s weekly summer adventure with Fox25’s Zip …

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