Meet the 2018 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2018 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the Year!

Falling in Love with Farming   It was 20 years ago this past summer when Melissa Breene Jordan fell in love with dairy farming. She was 14, and her father, Kevin Breene, told his daughter she’d be working full-time with him at Breene Hollow Farm. Her other siblings had other interests, but she spent 24 …

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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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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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Find a Fair or Field Day to Visit Near You!

Find a Fair or Field Day to Visit Near You!

2018 Agricultural Fairs & Field Days   Find a fair to visit this Summer and Fall!   County fair and field day season is officially here!  These fairs and events remain some of the best ways to reconnect with our region’s agricultural history.  Nowadays, many people are several generations removed from the farm. However, many …

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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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Dairy Farmers to Follow on Social Media

Dairy Farmers to Follow on Social Media

Nowadays, many people want to know where the food comes from, how it was made, and if it’s done in a responsible way.  The problem is, many people no longer have a direct connection to their local farms.  But there’s one thing that many of us, and our famers have in common: social media. It’s …

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