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 …

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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School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

In schoolyards across the country, something wonderful is happening. Students, teachers, parents, and members of the community are coming together to build school gardens. While they are no doubt beautiful, these gardens are so much more than simply “pretty.” They are helping children develop lifelong skills and healthy habits. In a day and age when …

Dairy Cows – The Ultimate Recyclers!

Dairy Cows – The Ultimate Recyclers!

For many in New England, fall means the chance to crack open one of their favorite Oktoberfest brews.  Whether it’s a sweet lager, or robust dark malt, brewers spend thousands of hours crafting the perfect foliage-time drink. But did you know…about 85 percent of the byproducts from beer production come in the form of spent …

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How Farmers are Saving our Soil & Water

How Farmers are Saving our Soil & Water

Soil health is crucial to the health of our water and food supply. Our global population is expected to grow to more than 9 billion by 2050! How will we grow all that food? With the help of farmers. Farmers live on the land they farm. They understand the importance of protecting our natural resources. …

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