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 NH Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2018 NH Dairy Farm of the Year!

Part of the Local Landscape    Gary LeClair will tell you that dairy farmers should appreciate that their operations are part of the local landscape. Sure, dairy farmers rarely have time to think about such things – they’re a busy bunch, after all – but Gary recalls one fellow stopping him one day to ask …

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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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Sustainable, Attainable Nutrition: New Hampshire Eat Local Month!

Sustainable, Attainable Nutrition: New Hampshire Eat Local Month!

Imagine a diet that is protective and respectful of biodiversity and ecosystems. What foods would be included? What about one that is also culturally acceptable, accessible, economically fair, affordable, nutritionally adequate, safe, healthy, and all the while optimizing natural and human resources?    Would dairy be on your list? If you said yes, you have been paying attention to our …

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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For New England Dairy Farmers, Every Day is Earth Day!

For New England Dairy Farmers, Every Day is Earth Day!

Dairy farmers are an ingenious bunch, and this Earth Day, we salute their efforts to care for our planet. It turns out, every day is Earth Day on a dairy farm! Tending to their herds, cultivating their fields, busy with every day chores large and small, dairy farmers understand that being environmentally responsible makes good …

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