Give a Dairy Experience this Holiday Season!

Give a Dairy Experience this Holiday Season!

In an age of gizmo’s, gadgets, odds and ends, buying holiday presents for everyone on your list can become a stressful endeavor.  And finding the right gift for the person who seems to have everything can be tough. But what if you could give them more than just a gift, what if you could give …

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Meet the 2017 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2017 Rhode Island 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 2017 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the …

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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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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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